Have you explored the produce department lately? Our exotic produce section has some delicious fruit to pick from- one option being passion fruit! Here are some quick tips and tricks for using fresh passion fruit:
Flavor: Lemon-y, sweet and tart.
Texture:Thick skin with inner seeds that are surrounded by a jelly-like pulp.
How to select: The skin around passion fruit wrinkles as it ripens. Choose fragrant, shriveled, wrinkled fruit that is rich in color.
Storage: Once ripe, store in a plastic bag in the fridge for up to 7 days.
Cut fruit in half, scoop out inner seeds and flesh with a spoon and enjoy! Use it in vinaigrettes, as a topping for desserts, or blend into beverages.
Cooking techniques: Raw or pureed.
- Protein: chicken, fish, macadamia nuts
- Salads: fruit or salad dressings
- Produce: bananas, kiwi, mangoes, pineapples, strawberries
- Sweets: ice cream, caramel
Interested in reading more about some of our exotic produce options? Check out past blogs here!