Noni fruit contains natural enzymes and immune boosting anthraguinones and polysaccharides. Noni fruit boasts proxeronine, which aids in the absorption of vitamins and minerals
Organic Sugar Pie Pumpkins
Sugar pie pumpkins are most commonly used for baking. Roast pumpkin, scoop out and puree cooked flesh, then combine with eggs, cream, sugar and spices and bake into pie.
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Mexican papaya turn greenish-yellow with shades of orange when ripe and contain numerous round, shiny, inedible black seeds in its center cavity. Somewhat similar to a melon, its delectable flesh is firm and juicy. The flavor, however, is not quite as sweet as the common papaya.
Mexican papaya are available year-round.
Mexican papaya is one of the fastest growing tropical fruits available today. Ranging in size, some can measure twenty inches long and weigh in at fifteen pounds. The average papaya found in markets weighs one-and-one-fourth to two pounds and is six to twelve inches long. The Mexican variety is somewhat larger.
Papaya places first among fruits in the content of vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, niacin, calcium, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, potassium and fiber. Papaya contains a beneficial enzyme, papain, that aids digestion. Following papaya in nutritional value, in order, is cantaloupe, strawberry, orange, tangerine, kiwi, mango, apricot, persimmom and watermelon. Eating five daily servings of fruits and vegetables lowers the chances of cancer. A recent study found that eating nine or ten daily servings of fruits and vegetables, combined with three servings of low-fat dairy products, were effective in lowering blood pressure.
Lacking acidity, enhance flavor with a sprinkle of lemon or lime juice. Cut in half; scoop out seeds; top with a scoop of sour cream, frozen or chilled yogurt or ice cream; sprinkle with brown sugar or granola. Slice peeled papaya into rings for an attractive edible garnish; serve with fish and meats. Dress up green salads. Make yummy marinades, ice cream, sauces, smoothies and bread. Add green papaya to stews and soups. Bake, boil or stuff; serve as a vegetable. Add to fruit salads. Puree to make delicious iced beverages. Blend with peanut butter for a tasty spread. Spicy foods love its company. Containing papain, a meat tenderizer, puree fruit to make a natural tenderizing addition to meat marinades. Papaya leaves wrapped around meat also serve as a tenderizer. To soften and tenderize thick meats such as roast beef or t-bones, spread mashed papaya over the meat. Refrigerate about two hours before cooking. To ripen, keep green fruit at room temperature three to five days. To store, refrigerate ripe papaya. Use within a day or two for best flavor. Firm peeled papaya can be frozen in chunks. Frozen fruit is best used in soups, marinades, salad dressings, entrée or dessert sauces and for baking. Uncooked papaya does not congeal in commercial gelatin with an animal protein base. It may be used with agar, a seaweed base. When making papaya chutney or jam, use a commercial pectin or other fruits that have an abundance of pectin.
The Hawaiian Islands are also major producers of papaya and at one time they used this fruit to feed chickens and pigs! Today, it is a favorite on many menus and more mainland consumers are discovering this island delicacy. Papaya is not to be confused with "pawpaw", the American custard apple. Australians use "pawpaw" to mean papaya.
A New World fruit, papaya is native to South and Central America. Its name is derived from the Spanish adaptation of the word "ababai" from pre-Columbian communities in the Caribbean. Dating back to prehistoric times, dozens of varieties of papaya exist today. Mexican papaya grows in Mexico and is imported into the United States.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Cal A Vie||Vista CA||760-945-2055|
|Mesa College||San Diego CA||619-388-2240|
|Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern and Grill||Vista CA||760-509-4424|
|Puesto-Downtown||San Diego CA||619-233-8880|
|Sorority Cuisine - Delta Gamma||San Diego CA||916-847-9896|
|Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club||San Diego CA||858-487-9224|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Trust Restaurant||San Diego CA||609-780-7572|
|Pacifica Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|Crudo by Pascal Lorange||San Diego CA||646-334-5541|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Smarts Café||San Diego CA||619-269-4790|
|Entwined Bistro & Wine Bar||Escondido CA||760-705-1556|
|Miguel's Old Town||San Diego CA||619-298-9840|
|Swell Café (Mission Beach)||San Diego CA||858-270-9900|
|Hyatt Islandia||San Diego CA||619-224-1234|
|Miguel's Cocina Carlsbad||Carlsbad CA||760-759-1843|
|Rustic Root||San Diego CA||619-702-5595|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|California Center for the Arts||Escondido CA||760-839-4138|
|Island Palms Blue Wave Hotel & Marina||San Diego CA||619-222-0561|
|Chateau La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-459-4451|
|Miguel's Eastlake||Chula Vista CA||619-656-2822|
|Saint Mark Golf and Resort, LLC||San Marcos CA||858-273-8440|
|Firefly Beach||San Diego CA||619-222-6440|
|NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker||San Diego CA||541-272-9098|
|Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-827-2400|
|Brigantine Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-481-1166|
|Pacifica Del Mar Breeze Cafe||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|Miss B's Coconut Club||San Diego CA||858-381-0855|
|The Country Club Of Rancho Bernardo||San Diego CA||858-451-9100|
|Bahia Resort Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Unico Juice Shop||San Diego CA||619-250-4497|
|Viejas Casino Buffett||Alpine CA||619-659-1774|
|Miguel's Cocina Pt Loma||San Diego CA||619-224-2401|
|Marriott Marquis North Tower||San Diego CA||619-234-1500|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Brockton Villa Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-454-7393|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|The Flavor Chef||Vista CA||619-295-3172|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|Tacos Perla||San Diego CA||619-235-5616|
|La Jolla Country Club||San Diego CA||858-454-9601|
|La Costa Resort & Spa Bistro 65||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|San Diego Yacht Club||San Diego CA||619-758-6334|
|Crown Point Catering||San Diego CA||619-223-1211|
|Gamma Phi Beta||San Diego CA||310-634-2371|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|The Crack Shack||San Diego CA||619-269-9036|
|Project Wildlife||San Diego CA||619-295-3172|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|La Costa Resort & Spa Main Kitchen||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Eco Caters||San Diego CA||858-246-6129|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|The Corner Drafthouse||San Diego CA||619-255-2631|
|Piatti||San Diego CA||858-454-1589|
|Saffron Thai LLC||San Diego CA||619-574-7737|
|Chez Loma||Coronado CA||619-435-0661|
|Surf Side Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-507-0891|
|Petite Madeline Bakery||Oceanside CA||760-231-7300|
|Buon Appetito||San Diego CA||619-238-9880|
|Pacific Beach Ale House||San Diego CA||858-581-2337|
|Bread & Cie Café||San Diego CA||619-295-3172|
|Decoy Dockside Restaurant||San Marcos CA||760-653-3230|
|La Costa Glen North||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1436|
|Cafe Stoked||San Marcos CA||760-212-0953|
|Jamul Indian Village Dev.Co:Hollywood Casino Jamul||Jamul CA||619-315-2250 x2|
|Pardon My French Bar & Kitchent||San Diego CA||619-546-4328|
|La Costa Resort & Spa Diversions & Edge Pool||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|La Costa Glen South||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1000|
|Hard Rock Hotel Mary Janes||San Diego CA||619-702-3000|
|Bernardo Heights Country Club||San Diego CA||858-487-4022|
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