How to peel a pineapple

Step by step recipe:

  1. 2 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #1
    You will need the following utensils:Your pineapple should be very ripe, to check this, you should be able to pull out one of the central leaves easily.
  2. 1 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #2
    Start with top: cut about 1 cm or ½ inch beneath the leaves.
  3. 1 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #3
    Then the bottom, remove 1 cm or ½ inch here too.
  4. 4 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #4
    Stand the pineapple up, and cut vertically in strips to remove all the skin.
  5. 3 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #5
    Go over the outside again to cut off any remaining "eyes". Pineapple should now be completely yellow.
  6. 1 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #6
    Cut pineapple into quarters vertically.
  7. 3 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #7
    Lay each piece flat, cut out the hard fibrous core. Also remove any brown over-ripe parts.
  8. 3 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #8
    Then cut quarters as required for your recipe, here in medium size pieces.
  9. 2 min.How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #9
    Finally, squeeze all the pieces of skin or trimmings of flesh in your hands to extract the juice that you can drink or use in a recipe or a cocktail.

Remarks:

This method applies to a Victoria Pineapple (small, but incredably tasty, especially if they come from Reunion), but of course it's the same for other kinds of pineapple.

Source:

Home made

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