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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Look for Cinderella pumpkins in the fall and winter months.
The Cinderella pumpkin, also known as Rouge Vif d’Etampes is known not only as an ideal decorative pumpkin but also is regarded as a superior dessert pumpkin in the culinary world.
Cinderella pumpkins have a vivid, red-orange, hard exterior and a somewhat flattened shape with deep, characteristic lobes. This pumpkin's rich, thick flesh is moist and custard-like with a sweet flavor.
Pumpkins provide dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and some iron.
The Cinderella pumpkin is prized for its sweet flavor and creamy texture making it ideal for use in pies, breads, cookies and cakes. Slice length wise and roast or grill to enhance its sweet flavor. Puree cooked Cinderella pumpkin and use to make pumpkin ice cream. It is also ideal cooked down when making pumpkin butter.
The Cinderella pumpkin owes its name to its striking resemblance to the pumpkin carriage in the classic fairytale of Cinderella.
Having origins in France, Cinderella pumpkins are a French heirloom variety pumpkin. Popular in the markets of Paris during the 1880’s they were further popularized in the market by W. Atlee Burpee in 1833.
Recipes that include Cinderella Pumpkins. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Gluten Free Girl and the Chef||Pumpkin Dip with Cashew Cream Cheese|
|White on Rice Couple||Pumpkin Spice Coffeecake|
|Breakaway Cook||Pumpkin Curry With Galangal and Fresh Turmeric|
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Near Timberlake Estates, Texas, United States
About 96 days ago, 10/26/14
Reliance Mart Tolichowki, Hyderabad Near Hyderabad, Telangana, India
About 96 days ago, 10/26/14
Market Street Near Coppell, Texas, United States
About 124 days ago, 9/28/14
Encinitas Farmers Market Near Encinitas, California, United States
About 135 days ago, 9/17/14
Spotter's comments : Cinderella Pumpkins spotted at Encinitas Farmers Market.
Ballard Market Near Seattle, Washington, United States
About 482 days ago, 10/05/13
Spotter's comments : Cinderella Pumpkins spotted at Ballard Market. Its never to early to start buying pumpkins ;)
la costa fruitstand Near Encinitas, California, United States
About 505 days ago, 9/12/13
Spotter's comments : Cinderella Pumpkins spotted at la costa fruitstand.