What You Can Learn from Mixing by Eating a Kiwi
On the cruise around Cuba, my mother-in-law looks at me with a puzzled expression.
“I’ve never seen anyone eat a kiwi like that,” she says.
I scoop another spoonful of kiwi into my mouth and realize that this is the only way I eat a kiwi. You cut it in half and then eat it from the inside with a spoon.
“How are you supposed to eat a kiwi?” I ask.
“You peel the skin off and eat the rest,” she responds bemused.
Fast forward to a month ago. I’m lounging by the pool, the rolling Tuscan hills of Italy a perfect backdrop for a lazy day of white wine and relaxation.
“Do you want a kiwi?” my sister asks.
I look up and she pushes a whole kiwi towards my face, her smirk silhouetted by the mid-day sun.
I stare at the fruit and ask, “how am I supposed to eat that?”
She rolls her eyes at me and shrugs her shoulders. “I just eat the skin, it’s probably full of fiber or something.”
I eye her suspiciously, 25 years of spidey-sense warning me of her tricks. She sighs.
“Fine, don’t believe me? Here,” she says and takes a big bite out of the kiwi, skin and all.
Although I prefer my way of kiwi-eating, both my sister’s and my mother-in-law’s methods were equally valid.
Just like there are multiple ways to eat a kiwi, there are a million ways to get to a finished mix.
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