How To Peel A Kiwi

Kiwi
Summer fruits are a treat, and even more than that, they are a nice and quick escape from the scorching heat.

Kiwi is one such fruit, which is very tasty and full of vitamins C and K, and is best enjoyed chilled.

However, the fibrous skin that covers the delicious green fruit can be a bit of a nuisance when it comes to being peeled, as it can’t be peeled well with a knife or a peeler.

There is a mind-blowing simple trick to peel a kiwi. All you need is a knife and a regular spoon. Take the kiwi and cut the upper and bottom corners using the knife.
Now keep the knife aside; you would seriously not need it.

Take the spoon and insert it between the fruit and the skin such that the concave side touches the fruit and the convex side touches the skin.
Run the spoon all around the fruit and squeeze the fruit a little. Your deliciously green kiwi would come right out of its skin.

Now you can enjoy it in any form you want.

Happy eating!

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My humble little blog has its own story to tell… my story… I’m gregarious being, vagabond at heart and have a monstrous appetite for food. I used to be a Human Resource professional until few years ago. To be among, with and for people was the reason I’d chosen this field.
Being in HR, I could only accomplish the ‘people’ part. I still yearned to be in those places I saw on TV and travel magazines and craved to eat all kinds of food that lulls you into coma. I didn’t want to be just a spectator anymore. I wanted to be in those pictures.
Luck smiled at me and I fell sick with an awful heart, lungs and liver disorder. Family said stay home. Rest.
Rest? Were they crazy? I grabbed this opportunity and quit my job; to pursue my passion – people, places and food.

Being on my own gave me lot of spare time for all the three.
I’m not a professional cook, but I’m mighty passionate about cooking. Although Indian, BitesandPlaces does not restrict itself to just the dishes of my country, which are toothsome beyond doubt. I’ve also tried to put together a bunch of mouth-watering and eye-pleasing recipes scattered from all parts the world. A lot of them are a tribute to my mum’s kitchen, the ones I grew up with. Few of them are a result of my experimentation and few others, borrowed from my generous friends 🙂

I religiously follow Andrew Zimmern’s favorite quote – what looks good to your eyes, EAT IT!! After all food is something that follows no boundaries, isn’t it.

Travel, I believe, is about exploring new places, meeting new people, building new relations, soaking in their culture, gorging on their cuisines, discovering their stories and of course, capturing all of these in my teeny-tiny camera.

After having been there and done that, I was inspired to share my travelogues with you, encourage you to travel and in some way find a bit of your happiness through me.
Thus BitesandPlaces was born!

Life’s a journey and people, places and food are all a part of it. So, come along with me and eat your way through this journey called Life…

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Celebrate Life!!!
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