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    Kitchen Dictionary: guava

    Pronounced: GWAH-vah

    A sweet tropical fruit. The typical guava is oval and about 2 inches in diameter, but can be up to 4 inches and round or pear-shaped. The flesh may be white, pink, yellow or red; and the better varieties are soft when ripe with a creamy texture with a rind that softens and is edible. For the best flavor, allow to ripen on the tree. If picked green-mature, ripen in a brown paper bag with a banana or apple to speed the ripening process.

    plural: guavas

    Ingredient

    Season: available year-round

    How to select: Look for ones that will give to palm pressure, but don't have spots.

    How to store: Store in refrigerator when ripe for up to 4 days, and at room temperature until ripe.

    Matches well with: bananas, cinnamon, cloves, cream, cream cheese, fish, ginger, honey, lemon, lime, mangoes, nutmeg, papayas, pears, pineapple, sugar, vanilla, white wine

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 0
    Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
    Total Fat 0.0g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 0mg 0%
    Potassium 0mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
    Sugars 0.0g
    Protein 0.0g 0%

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