You’ve Been Peeling Oranges The Wrong Way Your Whole Life

Life hack No. 62,734.

1. Peeling oranges has always been a messy business, but fear not, help is at hand.

2. You shouldn’t use a knife to remove the peel as you make your way round the outside of the orange.

3. Instead, cut a groove through the centre of the fruit.


4. Insert thumb…

5. And remove. It comes off instantly.

6. Seriously, it’s as easy as that.

7. Bonus: Here’s a tip on how to peel a mandarin orange or clementine if you’re dealing with smaller fruit.

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Richard James is the UK news editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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