How to Prepare Fruit

Even highly original and visionary artists use the same simple techniques to prepare their canvases or achieve basic visual effects. It's the same in the kitchen. Cooking involves a great deal of creativity and personal expression, but there are a few basic prep steps, like zesting a lemon or pitting a cherry, that are pretty much the same for both professionals and amateurs.

In this article, we'll take you step by step through several techniques that will come in handy when preparing a variety of fruit. We'll start with tips on how to juice citrus on the next page.

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