Pear, cucumber and ginger juice


2 large pears

½ cucumber                                             

Small adult thumbnail sized piece of ginger


Chopping board, vegetable knife, bowl, vegetable peeler, juicer, fork, 2 small glasses.


  1. Cut the cucumber into sticks and the pears in 8 pieces - place these into the bowl. Make sure the cucumber and pear pieces are small enough to fit into the top of the juicer.
  2. Peel the ginger.
  3. Switch on the juicer, and push the pear into the juicer – mind your fingers! 
  4. Add the ginger and the cucumber.
  5. Turn off the juicer.
  6. Whisk the juice and pour it into the glasses.

Top tips:

  • Try using other fruit and vegetables, such as tomatoes, celery or plums.


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Food skills:

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