Wednesday, April 11, 2012
How to Supreme an Orange
So what does it mean to supreme an orange? It means to segment the orange; to remove the flesh of the orange (with all the juice) from the white, fibrous, membrane and skin surrounding it. They're often found as a garnish for fancy desserts, like the crepes suzette I had at Prairie Lights, and they're really easy to do yourself at home.
The first thing you need to know when you are about to supreme an orange is that your goal is to cut away as little flesh as possible. Now here are the three easy steps you need to follow.
*People sometimes find it easy to complete this step by taking the orange off of the cutting board and holding it in their left hand and cutting with the knife in their right hand.