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How to de-seed a chilli

De-seeding a chilli can be tricky business, especially keeping its flesh and juices out of your eyes and nail beds.  Nutritionist Alli Godbold saves us a lot of grief with her fast Healthista Kitchen tip 

Rule number one when de-seeding a chilli, hold it down with your thumb, not your nail.  Rule number two, peel the gut of seeds away from you.  Just like with peeling ginger, everything is made much easier by using a teaspoon.  Face the spoon away from you so it will scoop the seeds away from you.

More tips and recipes from a Alli Godbold:

How to peel ginger

How to peel garlic

Spiral pasta with luscious pesto sauce

Thai mango salad made easy

Cauliflower pizza recipe with sun-dried tomatoes and rocket

Feta and chickpea salad recipe

Alli_Godbold_Headshot.jpgAlli Godbold is a leading nutritionist and former model who has worked alongside chefs Charles Amos and Alan Wichart at Divertimenti Cookery Schools in Knightsbridge and Marylebone. She is author of cookbook Feed Your Health (£13.99

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