Opening a pomegranate can be frustrating. Should you slice it open on a cutting board? Crack it open in a bowl full of water?
Believe it or not, opening a pomegranate can be as easy as pie. That's if you follow the five steps outlined in the infographic below. For this technique all you'll need is a pairing knife and a bowl.
Although there are many other techniques for how to open a pomegranate, this one is incredibly straightforward and will help you keep each colorful pearl of flavor intact. Once you've cracked your pomegrante, try sprinkling a few grains over a green salad or duck breast.
Chef Pierre Troisgros has died at the age of 92. The legendary chef was one of the pioneers of nouvelle cuisine, and at his Maison Troisgros restaurant in Roanne, France, he was able to change French gastronomy.