How on earth are you supposed to peel a pineapple?

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  1. ColJack

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    I bought a pineapple after finding out that tinned pineapple is 2.5syns per 100g.
    I'm at a loss as to where to start with peeling the stupid thing..
    Any tips?
     
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    Chop off the tops and bottom and use a knife to glide along the skin. :)

    It's yum but very messy!!
     
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    i hate doing it but love pineapple
     
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    It is quite easy when u get the hang of it and definately worth it!!!
     
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    ok, word of warning to everyone.. if you have a job where small cuts on your hands and fingers are common, peeling a pineapple stings like a *****....ow!!!!!!

    I've no idea if this thing is ripe, but i can't tell where the good fruit starts and the peel / core ends.. no clear delineation...

    Are the seeds edible? can you plant them??? :)
     
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    LOL this was the laugh I needed today sorry! Do you have fun chopping chillies too :D
     
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    I've got one of the Lakeland pineapple corer things and it is EXCELLENT! Would totally recommend it.
     
  12. Shrinking_Bev

    Shrinking_Bev Likes to eat.........alot

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    Aye, course they are ;) :8855:
     
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    I also have a Lakeland thingy THE best kitchen gadget EVER, can't imagine doing a pineapple without one now!
     
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    silly sausage Peas on Earth

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    I take my hat off to you ColJack!

    I am lazy so buy the fresh ready to eat stuff (syn free)
     
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    anyone else get a sore tongue when eating fresh pineapple? lol
     
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    i cut the top and bottoms off then cut it in quarters, then slice off the hard bit in the middle you should be able to tell by the feel of the knife if you have cut it all off as it will be tough then i slice across the pineapple then run the knife underneath near the skin, most pineapples have peeling instructions on the label
     
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    I've just eaten an entire ready to eat pineapple from asda, itchy tongue alert!!!
     
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    I used to do the same as metrognome but then invested in one of the pineapple slicers from 'Studio' (same as the ones from Lakeland). It's the very best £1.50 I've spent for a long time - I just have to remember to place the pineapple in a bowl........ otherwise juice ends up everywhere :8855:
     
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