The Microplane extra grater is ideal for grating cabbage, soft cheeses, potatoes as well as other vegetables. The grater makes chunky slivers of whatever food you are grating to add the finishing touch to any dish. All Microplane Home Series graters offer a broad grating surface for more room to efficiently get the job done. The grater is dishwasher-safe and features a razor-sharp surgical-grade stainless steel blade. Product dimensions are 27.3 x 8.5 x 2 cm. The handle of the grater is made of black plastic.