How to Make a Strawberry Fan

There are many creative ways to shape a strawberry. One way to shape a strawberry is to create a fan shape. Strawberry fans are creative garnishes that add color to a dessert serving plate.

Ingredients

  • Strawberries with the tops still attached

Steps

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    Get everything that is needed out in front of you.
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    Wash off the strawberries.
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    Place strawberry on cutting board with pointed end facing you.
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    Take 4 to 5 lengthwise cuts from pointed end of the strawberry to not quite to the stem end, using the paring knife.
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    Fan slices apart slightly, being careful to keep all slices attached to cap.
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    Place on plate or food to secure in position.
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    Wash and dry the paring knife and cutting board.
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    Put away the knife and cutting board after dried.

Warnings

  • Avoid cutting yourself.
  • avoid a slippery board make sure it is dried thoroughly

Things You'll Need

  • cutting board
  • paring knife

Article Info

Categories: Food Cutting Techniques