Passion fruit

A tropical fruit native to Brazil. The most common variety in the US is egg-shaped and about 3 inches long. When ripe, it has a dimpled, deep-purple skin and a soft golden flesh dotted with tiny edible black seeds. The flavor is sweet-tart. The Passionfruit flower in which the actual Passion fruit originates is an extremely delicate, beautiful flower. Passionfruit is the most widely used name, however, it is also called: Granadilla, Lilikoi in Hawaii, Maracuja in Equador and Brazil, Parcha in Venezuela and Chinola or Parchita in Puerto Rico.


Plural:

Passion fruit

Season:

April - October

How to select:

Choose large, heavy, firm fruit with a deep-purple color.

How to store:

Refrigerate ripe fruit up to 5 days.

Matches well with:

Champagne, chocolate, coconut, kiwi, orange, papaya

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