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This item was last sold on : 10/03/12
Hami-Gua melons are available typically available in local markets during spring and summer.
The Hami-Gua melon is a muskmelon that takes form in over 180 different variations, creating melons of different sizes, patterns, colors and shapes. The melons common denominator is their sugar content. On the Brix scale, Hami melons score 14 to 16% sugar content. The flavor of the melon is a complex interaction of sugar, ph, texture and volatile compounds, making each melon variety individually unique.
Oblong-shaped Hami-Gua melons have a golden yellow, lightly netted skin and a pale, coral-colored flesh with a large seed cavity. The flesh is crisp, juicy and refreshingly sweet. Hami melons have the trademark muskmelon aroma: floral and sweet.
Hami melons are most frequently prepared and eaten fresh. They Having a long shelf life, Hami-Gua melons keep up to thirty days without refrigeration.
The Hami melon was first cultivated in the Xinjiang region of Northwest China. It is still primarily cultivated in China and several other Asian countries, though it can be found in limited markets in America in the Western states such as California and Oregon.
Recipes that include Hami-Gua Melons. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Chew on That||A Marvelous Melon Roundup|
|Market Manila||Prosciutto & Melon|
|Steamy Kitchen||Chilled Tapioca Pearls with Sweet Coconut & Melon|
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Near Tanglewilde, Washington, United States
About 26 days ago, 7/26/14
Spotter's comments : Hami-Gua Melons spotted at Safeway.
???? City Shop Near Shanghai, Shanghai, China
About 96 days ago, 5/17/14
Spotter's comments : Hami-Gua Melons spotted at ???? City Shop.