If you are like most people you learned to use a cheese grater fairly early on in life. If you are like most people you’ve probably been using it incorrectly. Holding the cheese grater upright and scraping the cheese in a downward motion works but it is not as effective as lying the grater flat on its side and scraping the cheese horizontally. Using the cheese grater in this particular way allows the cheese to collect inside the grater and is also safer for your fingers. This trick was shared in a hack video by Tastemade UK.