Girl With No Name presents a video on how to easily peel, seed, and eat a pomegranate. Pomegranates are a very tasty and healthy fruit, full of beneficial antioxidants. However, peeling them can be a very difficult task, and can turn many people off to eating the fruit itself. This video explains the secret to peeling a pomegranate without staining your clothes or getting the juice everywhere. By following the video's instructions, you'll be able to eat a pomegranate without worrying about wh...
You don't have to know what kathal pulav means (jack fruit pulao, or jack fruit plus rice pilaf) to enjoy its mildly sweet and rich flavor. Jack fruit is a supersized fruit (the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, in fact ) comes from a Southeast Asian tree that grows in tropical regions.
Papaya's are a tropical fruit that is very healthy and a little sweet. But knowing when it's ripe is the true challenge. It boils down to a few factors that include color, smell and other visual cues. In this video you will get tips on what to look for as well as alternatives to getting your papaya to ripen.
In this great video clip series our expert, Karen Weisman, shows us a few great centerpiece ideas that are easy to make without costing an arm and a leg. All you need are a few melons, some extra fruit and a little bit of time and you will have a delightful centerpiece that accents the rest of the table and the food that is on it. She shows you how to make complex pieces like a peacock and a wishing well but also throws in some simpler ideas like a swan. Take these ideas, run with them and ma...
Cutting fruits can be difficult if you don't know how to do it. Not only that, but it can result in you wasting precious fruit that you could have easily eaten. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to cut a pineapple using a simple and easy method. It's a fruit that looks hard to cut, but in reality is quite simple. Enjoy!
Curtis Smith of Southwest Yard and Garden show viewers how they can dry fruit from their garden. First, you need to wash your hands before handling your fruit. To wash your hands you want to remove any jewelry, wet your hands, lather your hands and rub them together for 20 seconds and rinse. Dry them on a clean towel so you don't recontaminate. You can dry fruit in your oven if you don't have a dehydrator by setting your oven on the lowest setting, 150 degrees F, and leaving the oven open unt...
Professional chef Michael Symon demonstrates the knife skills he uses to make cutting citrus fruits into membrane-free segments easy.
Fruits are an essential part of cooking. This three part how-to video series shows you what to look out for when picking out fruit at the grocery store. These three videos go over the banana, avocado, apple, blueberries, cherries, coconut, peaches, oranges, strawberries, and grapes. Watch and learn how to pick out ripe and over ripe fruit and even how to store it properly.
If you're looking for a fabulous gift, why not check out this tutorial with Martha Stewart and see what to do to create a beautiful fruit basket. Bananas, apples, peaches, grapes, cherries, oranges, pineapple, kiwi, tangerines - any fruit you want! Of course, make sure you're picking fresh, ripe and in season fruit so your gift can be enjoyed right away! And, you'll want a basket. Typically, these are made from wicker, but you could get creative and choose some other kind of basket as well!
Jaqueesha demonstrates how to prepare and eat a dragonfruit. To prepare the dragonfruit you will need a knife, plate and paper towel. Preparing a dragonfruit involves simply peeling it and cutting it into pieces. First, cut off the stem which is not edible. Then, peel off the outer purple part off of the fruit can stain the skin so be sure to wash your hands after you work with the fruit. Dragonfruit has the texture of a mango. Slice the dragonfruit in half lengthwise. Then, cut each dragonfr...
You can dump canned fruit in a bowl and call it a fruit salad. But you can’t call it delicious. Watch this video to learn how to make fresh fruit salad.
Have you ever heard of the East Indian fruit Jackfruit or Kanoon? The Jackfruit is one of the largest of fruits and almost every family in Thailand has a Jackfruit tree in their backyard. You can learn how to properly select a Jackfruit based on ripeness and learn the proper way of cutting it. Since the fruit is very sticky, it is best to oil just a little bit before cutting into the fruit. You can eat the fruit cold or use it as an ingredient in a meal. Save your seeds, and you can roast the...
A pizza that's a dessert? Pepperoni and cheese don't exactly sound like after dinner treats to us, but this dessert pizza, made from cookie dough crust, is certainly a handsome treat any time of year.
To supreme a citrus fruit is to remove the fruit's fleshy sections from the skin, pith, membranes, and seeds. This creates glittery wedges that are the perfect addition to fruit salads and other delicious desserts. Check out this how to video to learn how to prepare these citrus-y segments with the supreme technique.
You know those sugary sweet jelly fruit slices you can get in little packets at every grocery and convenience store? Well, we've found a way for you to enjoy them without busting out of your belt.
Biting into a perfectly ripened piece of fruit is enough to convince you to give up baked goods and plant your own garden. The combination of flavor, juice, and sweetness in a ripe mango, apple, plum, or berry is the stuff of life itself.
Ever wanted to enjoy the sweet taste of pomegranate but were confused about how to actually get to the fruit? Use this simple method to cut open your fruit. Take a small, sharp knife such as a paring knife or pocketknife. Slice a thin round off the top, stem end. This will leave several tops of fruit sections visible. Cut a small cone shape out of the center about 3/4 of an inch deep. Use the knife to slice from one end of the fruit to the other along the white pith dividing the segments of t...
Pomegranates are very delicious fruits. They are very nutritious, too. This instructional video teaches you how to eat a pomegranate in the right and proper way. It teaches you how to eat pomegranate with using a juicer, glass or knife. First you should start crushing the fruit from the middle top of it. You have to go on crushing it slowly and gradually with out applying too much pressure on the fruit. at one stage you will get a small hole on the surface and you can start drinking the juice...
Origami is one of the oldest art forms. The uniqueness of this art is that it is made with only a single substance, which is paper. Paper is very common and cheap material. This video describes how to make a slice of 3D origami watermelon using paper of green, white and red colors. This can be used as a show piece with other fruits in a fruit basket. This is also a great gift idea. Make a 3D watermelon origami fruit basket to adorn your dining table.
To prevent sliced fruits like apples and pears from oxidizing and turning brown before serving, start by juicing one lemon.
Check out this short video tutorial from Rouxbe on how to cut fancy citrus fruit wedges. This video will support your cooking experience and will provide you with additional relevant information during your culinary time cutting citrus wedges.
In this video we learn how to make an autumn themed flower arrangement. Start off by purchasing fruits and vegetables that are fall colors. These colors can be: yellow, orange, light green, and brown. Grab the fruit or vegetable, then remove the inside from it, scooping it all out. Then, grab some fall flowers and cut the stems down on them. Place the flowers into the vegetable center and it will make a gorgeous center! It doesn't take a lot of time or creativity to do this, so it's perfect f...
What's the best way to make sure your fruits, specifically melons, are staying fresh and tasty? Wrapping and storing your melons properly is the key to freshness. YouProduceGuy has the tips you need to make sure you wrap your melons perfectly for long-lasting fruit delight, so you can have it ready for a quick healthy snack from the fridge, or even have on display before you cut into them for a party.
Use this quick and easy tip for chopping sticky dried fruit. The dried fruit can often stick to itself and become very difficult to chop into distinct pieces. This is important for baking cakes or other dessert recipes that require the ingredient.
In Chinese watercolor paiting, static subjects like cherry blossoms and peach trees never go out of fashion because they represent the teeming life and beauty of nature that most Chinese watercolor artists enjoy representing.
This video demonstrates how to make edible fruit bouquets and arrangements. you can use any fruit and chocolate. Start with a ceramic base. Also, you'll need a Styrofoam ball about 2 inches larger than the base, a hot glue gun, flower shaped cookie cutters, a pack of toothpicks, wire cutters. The video demonstration plans a layer of dates, topped by a layer of chocolate truffles, pineapple and then apricots. Begin by placing artificial leaves to the base, gluing them on. Then hot glue the Sty...
Keeping things clean is very important to prevent food born illnesses. Washing fruit is important. You can take care of many problems by just running them under water. You can use white vinegar and hydrogen peroxide to clean fruit. Start by spraying some white vinegar on the fruit and then a little hydrogen peroxide. After you spray the fruit with white vinegar and hydrogen peroxide rinse it in water and that will wash all the vinegar and peroxide off of the fruit. The vinegar and peroxide wi...
Frederic Patenaude demonstrates selecting and cutting a fresh pineapple. To select a fresh pineapple, he discusses that the color is not a great indicator. Instead he suggests looking at the bottom of the pineapple to make sure the base is yellow, indicating ripeness. He also smells the pineapple to make sure it smells ripe. he also checks for bad spots, softness or leakage around the whole fruit. He communicates that any tests with leaves are also not indicators. One way to cut a pineapple i...
Grilled pineapple makes a juicy side dish to whatever you’re barbecuing. Step 1: Clean the grill
A fairy princess party isn't the same without fairy wands! Eschew traditional conceptions of wands and create wands that are both girly and good to eat by watching this tutorial on how to create fruit wands!
Dried fruit makes a great snack or salad topping, but after a while, they tend to become fossilized, rock-hard versions of their former selves. At this point, most folks probably just toss them out, as they're unpleasant to chew on when eaten raw and even more unpleasant to eat in bread or cooked with other ingredients.
This video shows you how to cut your own pineapple, which is the fifth most consumed fruit in the United States. The easiest way to tell if a pineapple is fresh is by pulling out the center leaf. If the leaf comes out easily, then you know that it is good to serve. You will need a cutting board, a sharp knife, a peeler, and a pineapple. Before you serve a pineapple, it should be refrigerated for thirty minutes upside down. This way, all the sugar that has rested at the bottom of the pineapple...
Do you love figs but don't love how the fruit's shell sometimes pinches and irritates your lips and tongue when you eat it? Then take a gander at this video to learn how to consume figs without any bodily injuries.
Usually you dip fruit into dips, but did you know that you can use fruit to make dips as well? That's right, you can dip your favorite pinapple and mango slices into pineapple and mango dip if you want (sounds redundant, but hear us out here).
Eating fruit doesn't have to be a chore! Make fruit exciting (and, well, taste better) by adding chocolate to the mix! We all love our fondue, but the recipe presented in this video by Seventeen Magazine makes a few swatches to make the chocolate-dipped fruits more healthy.
First, cut through the pomegranate horizontally with a knife. Then, cut small divots between every section of seeds on the fruit. Then, hold the pomegranate so that your palm is facing your work surface. Take a pestle and lightly hit the back rind portion of the pomegranate over a bowl until all of the seeds are out. The seeds and the fruit are edible.
Carbonating fruit is simple and delicious. First, get a soda charger with two chargers ready. Next, put in berries such as blueberries or strawberries and fuse the gas. Allow it to sit for 30 minutes. Use as a garnish for desserts, salads, mixed drinks, or as a snack.
Thinning, or pruning, is the most important step in getting the best fruit from your tree. In this tutorial from Dave Wilson Trees, you'll learn how to thin your own fruit trees as they look at the plum, peach, apricot, nectarine, aprium and pluot trees in their own orchard as part of their spring maintenance routine. Watch this video and learn how to keep your fruit trees healthy and bearing uniform, healthy fruit!
Learn how to make fruit that crackles and fizzes in your mouth. The process is a mix of science and cooking that employs the use of dry ice. This is a narrated video that also discusses the necessary safety precautions of using dry ice.
You know how sometimes you'll slice up an apple for lunch, toss it into a ziplock bag, and then open it a few hours later only to find a soggy, brown mess? Fruit discoloration due to oxidation is an everyday fact, and often the disgusting-looking browned fruit prevents us from wanting to actually eat it anymore.