Some fruits are easy to eat because they are easy to peel to begin with. Like oranges and bananas. Some, however, require special cutting tools and techniques. There’s simply no way you can peel a coconut or a pineapple with your bare hands, right? Unless of course you have robot hands.
You may have your fruit-peeling and fruit-slicing technique down pat, but you’ll be surprised to know there are other easier and more effective ways out there that you didn’t know about.
We usually slice an apple right at the center and cut through the apple core. But did you know that cutting an apple off center, and then into quarters, is better than slicing it in half?
Slicing cherry tomatoes one by one can take a lot of time. But by putting them in between two plates and running a sharp blade through it is the fastest way you can slice them. It just takes you seconds to slice a whole batch!
Did you know that a drinking glass is all you need to peel and slice ripe mangoes? Simply push the mango against the edge of the glass, just like the guy does in the photo.
This is the right way to slice a kiwi. Cut the tips off and scoop out the flesh with a spoon. No wastage, no mess.
And as far as oranges go, you can continue peeling them with your hands or start using this simple technique. Slice off the top and the bottom. Cut in the middle, and pull the orange peel apart.
Now life has been made easier, thanks to these simple and helpful tips! Do you have a fruit-slicing hack that you’d like to share? We’d love to know!