Newest Review: ... Some people like to remove the core which tends to be a bit tough in larger, older fruit but I usually leave that in place. ... more
Customer Pineapples Reviews (3)
by - written on 02/08/09 (Very useful, 245 readings)
A fresh pineapple can be bought for 99p at Tesco at the moment. This tropical fruit is packed full of vitamins and minerals and suitable for all the family. The awkward part is peeling the thing which I always fine to be quite a pain. There are various ways of doing this but I usually cut off the leaves at the top and the stalk bit at the bottom. Then I cut it in two long ways and peel off the thick skin. Some people like to remove the core which tends to be a bit tough in larger, older fruit but I usually leave that in place. Once it's peeled it can be cut into slices and placed in a covered dish in the fridge. Pineapple has a number ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/01/09 (Very useful, 104 readings)
Hawaii still produces the largest amount of domestically consumed Pineapples but the major producer of the fruit is China. Now when you go to Tesco to pick your pineapple you have to get it right first time around. Due to a lack of starch reserve pineapples don't ripen after they are picked, so you could choose the best looking fruit on the shelf but if it isn't ripe then you have had your chips! The green leaves that sit at the top of the fruit should be deep green and perky looking, its no good squeezing the pineapple or seeing if it is soft as that doesn't indicate ripeness at all. The pineapple needs to smell good, a good ripe rich fruity sweet smell. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/11/08, updated on 01/11/08 (Very useful, 172 readings)
Browsing the fruit and veg in Tesco a few days ago I decided to try one of their cheaper pineapples, part of the Market Value range and just 98p for a fair sized fruit. These are not as large or polished looking as the £1.78 Gold premium pineapples, but it still looks nice with shiny scales and a lush green top. I noticed that the skin was rather more difficult to peel than its more expensive counterpart, but once inside the pineapple flesh was succulent and juicy. It has a refreshing and fresh taste with just the right amount of firmness to assure me this was a perfectly fresh quality fruit. It was easy to core the pineapple and the ... Read the complete review
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