Frequently Asked Questions What is each disc/whisk in my Philips kitchen machine for? Your Philips food processor comes with a number of helpful discs and a whisk. Please read along for information regarding the use of each disc. Granulating insert For granulating ingredients to small/fine pieces. Shredding insert For shredding ingredients into small strips. Slicing insert For slicing ingredients. Whisk For whisking eggs, cream, meringues, mousses and soufflés with speed 7. Beater For mixing cake batter or cutting cold butter with speed 1-4.