Season: The best quality of pineapples are available all year round.
To buy: Choose a ripe pineapple which is heavy for it’s size with a sweet fragrance.The sweet one gives more sweet flavour. Avoid over-ripe or have a leaked juice.
How to serve: You can cut it lengthways or crossways. If you wish to halve it lengthways, slice pineapple half into 2 or 3 wedges and remove the hard core. Cut each wedge crossways into slices as required. however, if you want it crossways into rings or rounded form, you remove the center core with a pastry cutter.
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Trim the leafy crown with a sharp knife.
Hold the crown and let it stand ready for cutting.
Carefully cut off the rough stringy skin.
Cut the eyes in a slanting position.
Cut off the leafy crown.
The finished product
Serving pineapple slices.
Half moon pineapples.