What's the difference between food processor and chopper?
Thereof, what can you use a food chopper for?
Some common uses for a food chopper include:
- Chopping onions, celery, garlic, and carrots for soups, stews, and other dishes.
- Dicing fresh herbs for sauces and dips.
- Making salsas, condiments, and dressings.
- Chopping nuts for baking or garnish.
- Making breadcrumbs or cracker crumbs.
Similarly, can I use a mini chopper as a food processor? Food choppers (which are not electric) are much smaller than food processors and are great for small tasks like quickly chopping up a few ingredients for use in a salad or dessert (e.g. onions, avocado, fruit, or nuts). Food choppers have several sharp blades and are handy for everyday routine tasks in the kitchen.
In this regard, what can be used in place of a food processor?
- When the recipe calls for a food processor to mince or chop, a blender is likely to be the better choice.
- Use the mixer when trying to cream a combination of liquid and solids such as butter, flour and milk.
Can you use a blender instead of a food processor?
In many cases, a blender can be used in the same way as a food processor as long as you are willing to work with smaller batches. A blender can handle most tasks that a food processor can with the exception of kneading dough and making pastry dough.