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How are you supposed to eat a Kiwi fruit?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Gadolinium, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. Gadolinium


    Feb 3, 2007
    Wiltshire UK
    I just chop em in half and scoop out the flesh with a tea spoon. Seems kinda messy and i need some utensils to hand, so am i missing something?
  2. You are supposed to eat them with your mouth as is the custom in my country.
  3. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    I just peel them and start biting.
  4. XtreO


    Jan 2, 2008
    Cut in half and squeeze. If your technique fails, you fail. Just practise! Only novice kiwi-eaters use a spoon.
  5. I used to peel them until about a year ago when I learned the spoon method.
  6. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    I used to eat the peel as well.
  7. I eat it with the skin.
  8. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    boston, ma
    Likewise. I have a friend who eats them whole, skin and all. Always seemed a little gritty to me, but whatever.
  9. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Whose technique failed?:smug:
  10. bongomania

    bongomania Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
  11. green or gold kiwifruit?

    If its green then i wouldnt eat the skin, but if its gold then you can eat it just like an apple.

    I still prefer using a spoon though.
  12. Jimmy Bones

    Jimmy Bones

    Feb 24, 2009
    Baxley, GA
    I put them in my mouth, kinda gnaw the end off and suck the green flesh out, then toss the empty skin.
  13. CamMcIntyre


    Jun 6, 2000
    I typically just peel and then slice it.
  14. I like to peal it and shove it up my pee-hole. It saves my digestive system the trouble of turning my pee green.

  15. as do i
  16. sean.1986


    Feb 24, 2009
    Essex, England
  17. Disraeli Gears

    Disraeli Gears

    May 29, 2007
    I peel and slice them. Occasionally if I'm feeling lazy I'll just cut it in half and eat the whole damn thing, skin and all (the skin actually doesn't taste bad if you don't mind the texture)
  18. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    The brown ones(gold?) are all I have ever had. Just cut them into slices, or eat them like an apple. No need to peel them IMHO.
  19. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003

    To avoid confusion.

    I peel the skin.
  20. David1234


    Jun 1, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    Endorsing Artist: SWR Amplifiers
    Bake them in yoghurt.

    Nah just kidding. Teaspoon for sure.

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