The curved surface of this grater lends itself perfectly to the fine grating of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and other spices. It can also be used for grating nuts. The best graters in the world! Microplane graters started life as woodworking tools and have found a whole new range of applications in the kitchen. Brilliantly sharp and easy to use - if you want effortless shreds of citrus zest, cheese, chocolate, spices, fruit, nuts and vegetables - look no further. There is a Microplane to suit your needs.