This grapefruit-sized fruit actually grows on a climbing cactus. Its spongy pulp is white or sometimes pinkish red, sweet and juicy with numerous tiny edible black seeds scattered throughout
Chi gu is also known as Chinese Arrowhead and cigu, it is botanically classified as Sagittaria sagittifolia -
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Mexican Squash is available June to October.
Mild in flavor and varying in size from baby to medium to large, Mexican squash sports a pale green thin tender edible skin. Appearing nearly seedless, its tasty flesh is whiter and sweeter than zucchini. Shaped somewhat like zucchini, this variety is most often larger and more oblong.
Ideal choice for stir-fries. No peeling required. Add to roasted, sautéed or grilled vegetable medleys.
Calabacitas is a favorite dish in Mexico made with Mexican squash, cheese, onion and fresh garden tomatoes.
Mexican squash, sometimes called tatuma squash, is locally grown at Coleman Farms, Carpinteria, California.
Recipes that include Mexican Squash. One is easiest, three is harder.
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