Updated 19 Dec 2016

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Pete Evans Healthy Everyday Spiralizer

Snapshot: The Baccarat Pete Evans Healthy Everyday Spiralizer is a benchtop spiraliser with 3 blades but it can't be washed in the dishwasher. How does it rate?

Pete Evans Healthy Everyday Spiralizer
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$60

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Test results

Overall score
67
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Courgette
?/10
Carrot
?/10
Kumara
?/10

Good points

  • OK overall.
  • OK for performance.
  • OK at spiralising apple using the straight blade.
  • Easy to use.
  • Non-slip suction feet.
  • Three interchangable blades (fine shoestring blade, spiral blade and ribbon blade).
  • Handle turns smoothly.
  • Blades can be stored inside unit.

But

  • Apple core may be damaged when using ribbon blade.
  • Food can get caught behind blade causing spirals to break.
  • Firm and consistent pressure required to create even spirals.
  • Spiral blade didn't spiralise carrot, only sliced it.
  • Cracks and crevices around blade difficult to clean.
  • Wastage of core and 1cm of fruit/vegetable not sliced.
  • Not dishwasher safe.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (60%)
  • Ease of use (40%)

To test performance, we put spiralised courgettes, carrots and kumara. For models that could, we spiralised apples but didn’t include it in our final score because not all models had this feature.

For each vegetable, we rated the appearance of the spirals based on evenness, length, whether the strands separated properly and whether strands broke during spiralising.

Our ease of use assessment looked at: stability on the workbench or in the hand, changing/assembling the blades, ease of storing blades, operating the levers/cranks, comfort during use, ease of cleaning and safety features.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$60
Type
Benchtop

Extra test result

Apple
6

Specifications

Number of blades
3
Weight (kg)
0.741
H x W x D (cm)
22.5 x 15.5 x 30.5
Number of chutes
1

Features

Dishwasher safe
×
Exposed blades
Blade/attachment storage
Yes
Reversible blades
×

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
Available from Farmers.