My fruit stand
The first time I bought a pineapple, I didn’t know you could request them (at no charge) to prepare it for you.
Several days ago I bought another one and this time I requested them to prepare it for me.
My pineapples are headed for the blender. I like to consume many of my fruits as a smoothie. The taste of a cold drink of fresh fruit is one of my favorite sensations. And pineapple smoothie is delicious. The taste hits me stronger than mango smoothie, for instance.
In that photo, the entire pineapple is inside only to make a point but you never put an intact pineapple in the blender. You slice it into medium to large shreds.
The cuts are not apparent in the photo above but there are five chunks of that half portion. The entire pineapple was cut into ten chunks.
My first two pineapples
The very first pineapple I ever carved looked like this:
I didn’t control the knife very well as you can see! I took out about a fifth of the entire fruit. Here’s my second.
I still wasn’t pleased. Should I continue to develop this skill or just outsource it, I asked myself.
Cutting it at the fruit stand
The expert cutter works at the fruit stand at junction-1. That’s my fruit stand.
Next, you start removing the eyes.
You’re glad that you didn’t cut off the crown at the start. You need something to grasp firmly and the crown’s the thing.
Look at all the juice that appeared as it was being cut! Carving a pineapple is a feast for the senses.
Total time: 4 minutes (without my disturbance, probably 3 minutes)
Two good references to cutting a pineapple
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