03/01/2017 12:19 GMT

How To Peel A Pomegranate Properly

Because smashing them off a hard surface is NOT the proper way.

Pomegranates are notoriously difficult to peel.

You either smash the damn things off the table (resulting in a disaster for all involved) or you attempt to hack it willy-nilly with a knife, most probably ending in failure. 

Thankfully someone has shared the secret to peeling the fruit like a boss on Imgur.

The method, which is traditionally used in Thailand and involves making the fruit look almost flower-like, will undoubtedly change your life for the better.