You've looked at the edge of your Mochrom looked at his MacBook Air and thought, "Dang, I can cut vegetables with that."and thought, "Dang, that's super slim." A man who writes for a Japanese blog called
And so he did. Mochrom gives a step-by-step guide to prepping a meal with a MacBook Air in place of a kitchen knife. You can check out Google's attempt at a translation. He started with mushrooms, known to many chefs as an easy first vegetable for testing out your knife skills.
The MacBook handled the 'shrooms with ease. Emboldened, our culinary hero also whacked through a cabbage and shaved a carrot. Getting a good cut on the cabbage required the more extreme step of opening up the MacBook Air to get a thinner edge.
He had no fear in rubbing raw shrimp all over his laptop during the de-veining process. Scallops quickly surrendered to its chopping prowess.
Here's hoping it got a good cleaning before being pressed back into service as an actual laptop.
As it turns out, there are some things a MacBook Air will not cut through. A real kitchen knife was required for carrots and raw bacon. At least he had the good sense not to stir the stir-fry with the laptop.
I don't expect to see "Cooking with Apple" on PBS anytime soon. Still, when it comes to kitchen gadgets, you can't get much more hard-core than a $1,000 ultra-thin Mac. Take that, Cuisinart.
Naturally, the budding celebrity chef made an attempt on an actual apple. I can report that video evidence proves that an Apple can cut an apple. Thanks a lot, Mochrom blogger guy. Now I'm hungry and I have my iPad sitting right here.