To eat a quince fruit, wash, peel, core and slice it thinly, and then poach the pieces in a sweetened liquid. Use the cooked quince in jams, pies or other desserts, or eat it by itself. Quince can be eaten raw, but its flavor is very sour when raw.Know More
Pour 7 cups of water into a sauce pan. Add 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of honey. Add any other flavoring agents you want, such as a halved lemon, a split vanilla bean, a few anise pods or a few cloves. Heat the liquid on medium-high.
Get six large quince fruits. Gently rinse the quince and wipe away the soft fuzz on the skin. Peel the quince, and cut the fruit into quarters. Remove the core with a sharp knife, and slice the fruit into 1/4-inch thick pieces.
Add the fruit to the liquid, and simmer until the fruit is fork-tender. This may take one to two hours. Serve warm or store the fruit with the liquid in the refrigerator, and use it in a dessert recipe.
The ximenia is a fruit found in Africa. The rind is orange, although a particular variety found in Ethiopia has a yellow skin. The fruit grows to be 1 1/4 inches long. It has a bitter and tart flavor, and each fruit has an edible seed inside it.Full Answer >
Monk fruit is a member of the gourd family. Native to China, its fruit is 300 times sweeter than sucrose and has been used as a low-calorie sweetener since the 1200s. United States retailers such as Walmart and In The Raw market monk fruit powdered extract as a sugar substitute.Full Answer >
A serving of fruit is equal to one medium-sized fruit approximately the size of a baseball, a half cup of cooked, chopped or canned fruit, or a half cup of juice. The USDA recommends that adults eat between five to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables daily.Full Answer >
Ideas for fruit tray arrangements include pineapples crosses, rainbows and faces. The latter is particularly suitable for a children's party.Full Answer >