This genius life hack reveals the REAL way to grate cheese - yes, we have been doing it WRONG this whole time

Publish Date
Thursday, 18 October 2018, 12:00PM
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Photo / Getty

Grating cheese … It’s something we don’t even really think about too hard when creating a delicious meal.

But it turns out we’ve been doing it wrong this whole.

While the general instinct is to grate the cheese in a cheese grater vertically, pushing the cheese down to the board, we should actually be laying the grater on its side and grate the cheese horizontally, which is actually MUCH easier.

This was demonstrated in a video found online by Twitter user Bea Symons who shared the surprisingly simple method on her account, along with the comment

"Ok, I was today years old when I found out THIS is how a cheese grater is used !? I feel a fool."

And she wasn’t alone!

Several other Twitter users admitted their shock and awe at not knowing the technique in the video, which has been viewed more than 2.8 million times.

We don’t know why we didn’t think to do this soon either!