Easy ways to cut fruits and vegetables
Whether you're in the mood for a kiwi or want to fry up some leek, there are a few tricks that can make the process a lot easier. Here are some tips on how to properly peel and cut your produce quickly and without all the mess...
1. Mandarin orange
Some mandarin oranges and clementines can be very difficult to peel. To solve this problem, use a syringe to inject water into the center of the fruit. Now when you peel it, the skin will almost fall off on its own!
Here's a video that shows the process:
To peel a kiwi, you can cut open the top and use a spoon to separate from the skin on the inside.
Now cutting it up for a fruit salad is easy!
Here is a handy way to cut a mango: cut the two large slices on each side of the core, then finish by scraping the core with the knife. Now you can cut the big slices into cubes.
A quick and efficient way to cut a leek is to cut it in four lengthwise and then chop it into small pieces.
For asparagus, cherry tomatoes, onions, cauliflower, peppers, garlic, and lettuce, here are some helpful techniques in one short video:
Did you know that only the white part of the asparagus has to be removed? Everything else can be eaten!
These great tips will help to save you a lot of time and energy in the kitchen. Happy slicing!