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Pineapple Garnish

Slices

 

To obtain pineapple slices or rings: 

 

  • remove the plume by cutting it at the crown with a sharp knife.
  • Begin slicing the pineapple at the end where the plume was removed.
  • Continue to cut the pineapple into approximately 1 1/2 cm thick slices.
  • Cut slices to the end of the pineapple.
  • After rings have been sliced, use a small knife to cut around the outside of the slices to remove the rind.
  • Remove any "eyes" from the edge that remain after trimming off the rind.
  • To core the pineapple, use a knife to cut around the hard center core of the pineapple.
  • Remove the core of the pineapple to produce the pineapple ring. The core can also be cut out by using a corer, a small cookie cutter, or a donut hole cutter.

Wedges

 

To obtain pineapple wedges: 

 

  • remove the plume by cutting it at the crown with a sharp knife.
  • Begin slicing the pineapple at the end where the plume was removed.
  • Continue to cut the pineapple into approximately 1 1/2 cm thick slices.
  • Cut slices in triangle to obtain the wedges.
  • Cut a slit and use it to garnish the glass.