A Taste of the Exotic
Featured in the March 2011 handbook.
Are you loopy about Lychees and potty about Persimmon or do you struggle to tell your Guava from your Ugli Fruit? We have the answers...
Guava: This fruit has unpromising thin pale green or yellow skin. Donít be put off. The flesh is fragrant and sweet with edible seeds Guave are ripe when soft.
Lychees: The pinker the skin the sweeter they are, The white flesh tastes a bit like Muscat grapes.
Passion Fruit: These have a thick purple brown skin. They are ripe when wrinkly Scoop out the highly scented edible seeds, they are great with vanilla ice cream.
Papaya: also called Pawpaw they should be deep yellow with pink skin and give slightly when you squeeze them.
Ugli Fruit: Looks can be deceiving The skin peels away easily and the segments taste like mandarin with a hint of pineapple and honey.
Cherimoya: also called Custard Apples They look like pale green hand grenades, but once sliced they have a creamy soft flesh and large black seeds, scoop out and discard the seeds, they taste like banana pineapple and vanilla.