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Carving watermelon Swan Bird

Carving watermelon Swan Instructions:

Carving watermelon Swan Bird

  • Any Shape watermelon can work. Pick one that is best for your table.
  • Cut a thin slice out of the bottom
  • Draw the outlines for the swan as confirmed in the pattern image.
  • Use a wonderful knife or decorating software to cut along the lines of the pattern.
  • Cut all the way in the rind when cutting the top commission this am able to be cut away.
  • Be gloomy to leave the beak attached to the feathers for stability.
  • Use a knife to hollow out an eye.
  • To remove the top section, chiefly cut it to quarters.
  • Hollow the melon and trim the aspects so properties are not too thick.
  • You can use a melon baller to remove the remaining melon.
  • Fill investing in approx. 1 cup of fruit salad, depending on the size of the melon.
  • Serve remaining fruit salad in one more bowl.

Mango Moon Flower Carving

Material

  • One green mango

Equipment

  • Sharp-pointed knife
  • Carving knife

Instructions

  • Wash the mango and slice the flesh away from the seed on both sides.
  • Form the central bud by making a circular cut, with the carving knife and then rounding off the flesh in the center.
  • With the carving knife, cut eight pointed petals radiating from the center and then remove flesh from beneath them so that they stand out.
  • Make the second circle of petals in the same way, centering them between those of the first circle. When complete, gently separate the flower from the remaining flesh.

Rose Apple Blossom Carving

Material

  • Three green rose-apples

Equipment

  • Carving knife
  • Sharp-pointed knife

Instructions

  • At the flower end of the rose-apples, make slices in a circle through the wall of the fruit and then carefully pull the flower seed and membrane out.
  • Use the stem ends to make flowers. With the tip of the carving knife, form four pointed petals, and then cut through the outer face of each petal to make another smaller petal inside it.
  • Make the centers of the flowers from red apple peel. Cut the apple peel into disks and insert in the center of the flowers.

Pineapple Butterflies Carving

Material

  • One unbruised pineapple with yellow flesh

Equipment

  • Sharp-pointed knife

Instructions

  • Wash the pineapple, pat with a cloth to dry it, and cut off both ends.
  • Cut the pineapple in half lengthwise.
  • Cut a V-shaped groove down the center of the core.
  • To form the head and the top of the wings of the butterfly, make a cut angled toward the center from both borders of the core and then make a shallow curving slice from the skin on both sides.
  • Remove the flesh from the skin by making cuts at an angle of about 45 degrees from both borders and then connecting the two by making a curving cut.
  • Turn the pineapple with the curved side up. Cut a single groove down the center of the curved bottom and two parallel grooves down each of the flat sides.
  • Cut the pineapple into one centimeter thick slices.

Rose Apple Leaf Carving

Material

  • Three green rose-apples

Equipment

  • Sharp-pointed knife
  • Carving knife

Instructions

  • Wash the rose-apples.
  • Cut each rose-apple in half lengthwise.
  • Carve each half to the shape of a leaf.
  • Cut two shallow grooves down the center of the leaf which converge to the Lip of the leaf to represent the midrib. Cut notches in the edges of the leaf, working from base to tip.
  • Cut grooves branching from the midrib, again working from base to tip.

Leafy Mango Carving

Material

  • One green mango

Equipment

  • Sharp-pointed knife
  • Carving knife

Instructions

  • Wash the mango. Around the stem of each, cut five rounded petals as in the picture.
  • Remove the remaining skin. With the knife tip, cut leaves of equal size radiating from the petals around the circumference of the fruit.
  • With the tip of the carving knife, give the leaves graceful curves, and then cut grooves to represent the midribs and veins. When finished, remove some flesh from under the leaves.4. Make the second circle of leaves in the same way, centering them between those of the first circle. Continue until the entire fruit is carved.

Flowers and Leaves Papaya Carving

Flowers and Leaves Papaya Carving

Material:

  • One nearly-ripe papaya

Equipments

  • Sharp-pointed knife
  • Carving knife

Directions

  • Wash the papaya, cut it into three-inch-long sections, peel them, and then cut in half lengthwise.
  • Carve a rose bud in the center of the flower. Carve six expanded petals radiating from the center, cut two curves in the outer edge of each petal, and remove flesh from beneath.
  • Carve the six pointed petals of the second circle, centering them between the petals of the first circle. On the upper surface of each, cut two grooves.
  • Cut the outline of the leaf, make grooves to represent the midrib and veins, and notch the edges. Gently trim the remaining flesh away from the flower and leaf.

Sapodillas Carving with Carved Borders

Sapodillas arved Borders Carving

Material:

  • Two sapodillas

Equipments

  • Carving knife

Directions

  • Wash the sapodillas. If the skin is not to be eaten, peel them off.
  • Make zigzag cuts through the flesh around the middle of each fruit. When done, gently separate the two halves.
  • Cut a narrow vertical groove directly below each point and then a V-shaped groove enclosing it.
  • Make a groove in either side of each point.
  • Remove the seeds, soak the sapodillas briefly in very cold water, and refrigerate until they are to be served.