Stokes Purple® Sweet Potato
The Stokes Purple Sweet Potato is extremely high in antioxidants, similar to other purple superfoods like acai, blueberries and purple corn. Like other sweet potato varieties, it has a low glycemic index which essential for diabetics.
Monterrey pears are a large variety from northern Mexico, botanically a cultivar of Pyrus pyrifolia. The Asian pear hybrid was selected from the tree of a popular southern Texas variety. Monterrey pears are a cross of European pear and a Japanese pear.
Inventory, 35 lbs : 2.79
This item was last sold on : 11/17/17
The Green papaya fruit weighs an average of one to two pounds. It is pear-shaped with a true green peel and a pale translucent yellow-green flesh that bears a pocket of seeds in its central core. The flesh and the seeds are the edible part of the fruit. The flesh is similar in texture and consistency to that of a mango. It is semi-firm and succulent, easily pierced when ripe. The flesh's flavor is lean and subtly sweet. Its seeds are tart and peppery. They can be ground and used as a pepper substitute.
Green papaya are available year-round.
The Green papaya tree is a short-lived and fast growing woody herb. It grows to about 12 feet in height. The Green papaya is one of two types of papaya. It is also classified as the Mexican papaya, signaling its origins. The other papaya is Hawaiian and is more common because it is sweeter and easier to harvest. There are actually several different cultivars of green papaya, including hybrids, so there are variations in size, weight and flesh color. The largest Green papaya recorded weighed fifteen pounds.
Papaya is known as the "power fruit" as it is used as a universal remedy for many health disorders and diseases. It contains beneficial enzymes and has a high antioxidant content. It strengthens the immune system, helps the digestive system and protects against free radicals.
Green papaya are most often used in savory dishes, as they have little of the tropical sweetness associated with ripe Hawaiian or Mexican papaya. Grated into salads it has a crunchy, cucumber-like texture and mild flavor. To prepare, cut in half; remove seeds. Remove skin with a vegetable peeler or paring knife. To store, chill only when ripe. Serve within a day or two or its fragile flavor will be lost.
Though Green papaya is not a native fruit to these countries, it is most commonly used in Vietnamese and Thai cuisine.
The Green papaya is native to tropical Southern and Central America. It grows wild and can be easily cultivated by seed. It prefers heat and sunshine within a temperate tropical to semi-tropical climate. The trees are not very wind tolerant, nor do they prefer cold or excessive rainfall. Cultivation for home fruit production is common as growing conditions can be controlled.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Dija Mara||Oceanside CA||760-231-5376|
|Two Seven Eight||San Diego CA||619-278-0080|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Bistro West||Carlsbad CA||760-431-9195|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Grass Skirt||San Diego CA||858-412-5237|
|Fish Pit||San Diego CA||619-546-9369|
|Miguel's Cocina Coronado||Coronado CA||619-437-4237|
|Wholesome Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-634-9573|
|Lola 55 Catering||San Diego CA||619-727-9282|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Miguel's 4S Ranch||San Diego CA||858-924-9200|
|Born & Raised||San Diego CA||619-550-5412|
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|Jake's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-2002|
|Maderas Golf Club||Poway CA||858-451-8100|
|The Compass||Carlsbad CA||760-434-1900|
|Barleymash||San Diego CA||619-276-6700 x304|
|San Diego Yacht Club||San Diego CA||619-758-6334|
|333 Pacific||Oceanside CA||760-433-3333|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|Bali Hai Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-222-1181|
|Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern and Grill||Vista CA||760-509-4424|
|Viejas Casino Banquets||Alpine Ca||619-295-3172|
|Florent||San Diego CA||619-308-6500|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Pacifica Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|Trade Winds Tavern||San Diego CA||619-495-1120|
|Paradise Point Resort Tidal||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Marriott Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-369-6029|
|Nick & G's Restaurant||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-771-1871|
|Belmont Park Cannonball||San Diego CA||858-228-9283|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|The Corner Drafthouse||San Diego CA||619-255-2631|
|Miss B's Coconut Club||San Diego CA||858-381-0855|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Root Cellar Catering Co.||San Diego CA||760-846-2092|
Recipes that include Green Papaya. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Passionate Eater||Vietnamese Green Papaya Salad (Goi Du Du)|
|Wok with Ray||Chicken Tinola with Green Papaya|
|Tasty Kitchen||Vietnamese Green Papaya Salad with Shrimp and Pork|
People have spotted Green Papaya using the Specialty Produce app for iPhone and Android.
Produce Spotting allows you to share your produce discoveries with your neighbors and the world! Is your market carrying green dragon apples? Is a chef doing things with shaved fennel that are out of this world? Pinpoint your location annonymously through the Specialty Produce App and let others know about unique flavors that are around them.