Excellent source of vitamins A and C. Good source of potassium.
What To Look For
Pick deep yellow fruit with a pink blush and no sign of green. They should be plump and firm with tender, velvety skin.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature or refrigerate. Use within a day or two. Poach under ripe fruit in sugar and water to soften and bring out the flavor.
Raw (best at room temperature): use in salads or sorbets.
Cooked: jams and tarts.Good with meats and poultry.
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