Techniques » Watermelon Carving
Learn how to turn a simple watermelon into a stunning centerpiece with a paring knife. It's amazing what you can do with a few twists and turns and a little patience. Great for a party or a special night at home. Chef Hong Xue shows her technique, step-by-step, for a beautiful end result.
Hong Xue graduated with honors from The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in June 2004. Born in China, and influenced by her father's creative sculpting, Hong views food as not only something flavorful but as a canvas for artistic interpretation. Her vegetable and fruit carvings incorporate skill, patience and creativity as well as a balance of color and texture. Food stylist and chef/instructor, Hong also owns barismo, a small-batch coffee roaster in Arlington, MA.