After I consider getting trapped on a desert island, I believe to myself: it might’t be that dangerous. Properly, ignoring the plain risks of no entry to wash water or protein, and having to cope with wild animals who would love nothing greater than to deal with themselves to an unique dinner (you), there might be advantages. Proper?
If you end up on one of many extra fruitful islands, maybe off Hawaii in some but uncharted place, you may have recent fruits like mangoes, coconut, and pineapple. (On this fantasy there’s loads of meals for some motive, à la Gilligan’s Island.) However save for making instruments for opening and consuming these hard-skinned fruits, how would you open them? It seems that for the pineapple at the least, there’s a approach to take pleasure in it simply utilizing your arms (properly, type of).
The web was taken over by a slew of movies purporting a way for consuming a pineapple like a blooming onion — that’s, taking maintain of a little bit of the pineapple rind on the thorn (that’s all of the lil’ elements hanging off the rind) and ripping it proper off. A video shared on Twitter by means of account First We Feast on March 6, 2019 has a staggering 11.1 million views, and was filmed by 21-year-old biomedical science pupil Lewis McCluskey.
Warning: These tweets comprise grownup language.
So, have we been consuming pineapple fallacious this whole time? Properly, earlier than you run out and purchase a pineapple to tear aside such as you’re The Rock, a few issues…
First, the plain: why will we lower fruit? As a result of it’s 2019, and we’ve knives; who desires pineapple juice flying in all places, prefer it did after I admittedly tried doing this at dwelling? Additionally, whereas you should utilize the meat of a pineapple pit for savory dishes, chopping a pineapple eliminates the guesswork of how far to tear (I suppose?) off a pineapple piece earlier than the candy taste eludes you.
Additionally, I don’t know what McCluskey lifts, nevertheless it should be way more than me, as a result of I almost took off a fingernail attempting to tear a reasonably ripe pineapple into items, figuring out full properly a drawer of knives sat behind me in my kitchen, little question rolling their eyes and guffawing. Judging by the replies to the tweet, many individuals agreed with me.
I ultimately loved the pineapple I purchased — lower into slices and utilized in a much less internet-trendy approach: My pineapple upside-down cake is definitely virtually performed. I recommend all of us don’t play with our meals an excessive amount of.
This put up initially appeared on The Kitchn. See it there: The Internet Lost Its Mind Over This Pineapple Trick