27 February 2009

Strange gadgets

I used to thought that exist a lot of different kind of knives: to bread, to fishes, to cheeses. I'm not marvel of ice-cream spoon, sandwich box, electric machine to foaming milk or even blower to drying shoes. But Norwegian take delight in gadgets which have only one application or there are almost completely useless. You can find these gadgets in megastores or everyday fliers.
For example, electric machine to peeling potetoes. It don't peel any other stuff besides potetoes, it's quite big and cumbersome and... is it truly necessary...? All right, maybe someone used to eating potatoes in every meal.
But what do you say about apple cutter? I can guarantee that this stuff doesn't cut any other fruit. Otherwise it waste a lot of tasty apple around core!
Anyway my absolute favourite is... box for... banana!!! Because obviously all bananas are this same lenght and this same curved, of course. But only in Norway, I think.


My Castle in Spain said...

Hi Anna,
so funny to read this now because i'm just about to bake an apple cake...

Also , i had a look at your slideshow...your wedding pics are so great and full of joy and humour !
and you look absolutely gorgeous in your red corset !! hope you still wear it just for the fun of it..

a big hug from rainy Andalusia

The Girl From Cherry Blossom Street said...

Hello Ania,
Thank you for your nice comment on my blog.
Your posts on food are quite interesting especially about Lutefisk and Pinnekj√łtt.
Well I love food!
I hope you are enjoying your 'steps; in Norway! :-)