Watermelon Basket ( Fruit Carvings)


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Watermelon Basket ( Fruit Carvings)


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Give your flowers a unique haven and arrange them in a basket of sweet smelling watermelon.

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Watermelon Basket ( Fruit Carvings) recipe - How to make Watermelon Basket ( Fruit Carvings)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 basket

Ingredients

Things You Will Need
1 round or oval medium sized watermelon
1 to 2 spring onions
chopping board
long knife
carving knife
scooper
flowers
pins
Method
    Method
  1. Place the watermleon on the chopping board and using a long knife, carve the watermelon in the ¼ portion as shown.
  2. Detach the two side portions of the watermelon, leaving the middle part intact.
  3. Using a carving knife, cut a small piece of the watermelon so that it can stand on a flat base. Using a knife, trim the red part of the watermelon only till the handle of the watermelon (vase), leaving the white part intact.
  4. Place a spring onion on a chopping board. Using a carving knife, cut the spring onion white and discard it. Use it for something else.
  5. Place the spring onion green on the chopping board and make long slits at 1 cm intervals using a knife.
  6. Using the knife, cut the spring onions a little.
  7. Immerse the spring onion green in ice-cold water and set aside for 10 minutes so that the leaves become crisp and curl well. Repeat the steps 4 to 7 to make more spring onion curls.
  8. Scoop a little of the red portion on the vase part using a scooper. Make zig-zag cuts on the circumference of the watermelon (vase) using a knife like.
  9. Place it on a flat surface and arrange the spring onion curls and flowers with the help of pins to complete the vase.



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