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Winter time is the peak season for pomegranates, which seems appropriate considering its deep red colour; such a festive looking fruit for the holidays! If you want to do more though than just decorate with them (in a bowl on the table they can last up to 3 weeks!), it pays to know the best way to prepare them for eating. Those little seeds (called arils) can be rather intimidating. Did you know that one pomegranate can contain as many as 1400 seeds?
The arils are the edible part of the pomegranate, and are deliciously sweet and slightly tart little morsels. In a previous post we told you about the many ways that pomegranates can be used in cuisine. But it would help to know the best way to get those seeds out of the fruit in the first place.
Here is an amazing method for seeding a pomegranate minimal effort and mess!
The water method:
That’s it, you’re ready to go! Now you can eat those juicy little seeds raw, or go to our post on pomegranates to get some other ideas.