How to supreme a citrus fruit

This is a way to get cute little pieces of fruit without the membrane. It’s usually a technique used for oranges and grapefruit, but it works on all citrus fruits.

  • Take an orange and slice the bottom off to make a firm base for it to stand on.
  • Cut from top to bottom keeping to the curve of the orange, taking off the skin and the white pith, which is bitter.
  • Now the fruit is exposed, hold it in your weaker hand and use a paring knife to cut the segments out – cutting inside the membrane on each side.
  • Let the segments drop into a dish.
  • Keep turning the orange and cutting out the segments until you’ve finished.

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