Known in France as a moulin á légumes, this classic low-tech tool treats food more gently than food processors. It purees and strains ingredients at the same time, producing a perfectly smooth, even texture. When you turn the crank, a rotating blade pushes foods through a perforated disk into a bowl, leaving unwanted fibers and particles behind. Cooks make the most of autumn"s root vegetables by using a manual food mill to create flavorful purees the perfect accompaniment to roasted poultry and meats. Made of stainless steel, with a system of double milling on the bottom and sides. Features an 8 quart capacity that produces 10 pounds per minute. Fits on any pan or bowl with a diameter of 10-1/4 to 24 inches. Comes with 1/8 inch basket-shaped grid. Measures at a 14-1/4 inch diameter.
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