Firm and heavy for its size, turban squash is a striking bright orange, trimmed in a dark ivy green color. Bake, roast, steam, sautee, or puree this squash.
Resembling a Chinese lantern, the gooseberry is wrapped in a thin, papery, inflated skin. These very tart, piquant fruits turn from a pale green to an amber or gold color as they ripen and offer a flavor similar to a gooseberry or a tart green grape.
Strawberry Papaya (Sunrise)
Inventory, 10 ct : 15.80
This item was last sold on : 10/22/14
Available year round, winter is strawberry papaya's peak season.
Firm and smooth-skinned, strawberry papayas are about the size of an elongated mango. The colors of this papaya variety ranges from green to yellow, and orange when ripe. Its shell becomes slightly soft as it ripens. Numerous small, shiny, black, inedible seeds inhabit the cavity. Pink, firm and juicy, the flesh is similar to a melon, offering a sweet flavor and a pleasantly smooth texture. Papaya grows on a tree that is actually a large, hollow, unbranched shrub. Clusters of papaya fruit grow along the plant stem under a crown-like group of leaves.
Papaya is an excellent source of beta carotene, has a moderate amount of fiber and carbohydrates, provides 260 milligrams of potassium, contains some folic acid and is low in sodium. High in vitamin A and vitamin C, papaya contains more vitamin C than the orange. A beneficial enzyme, papain, is present in papaya and is believed to aid digestion.
Serve fresh, cut in half and stuffed or diced into salad. Puree or juice and freeze. To ripen, keep fruit at room temperature three to five days. To store, refrigerate ripe papaya up to one week. Freeze firm, peeled papaya in chunks or puree and freeze.
Papaya was once used in the Islands to feed pigs and chickens. Australians use the word "pawpaw" to mean papaya.
Native to South and Central America, papaya is a New World fruit. Dating back to prehistoric times, many varieties exist today. It remains a mystery as to how and when papaya was established in Hawaii. The seeds were enjoyed at court luaus and were exchanged as presents among the island rulers. The name "papaya" is derived from the Spanish adaptation of "ababai," from pre-Columbian people in the Caribbean. Primarily grown in Hawaii on the island of Kauai, it is grown in various tropical regions worldwide.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|La Costa Resort & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|La Costa Glen Health Center||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1000|
|Bertrand at Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Bikram's Students||San Diego CA||619-220-6811|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|MCRD-Marine Corps Recruit Dept||San Diego CA||619-725-6388|
|VIP||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Mission Bay Yacht Club||San Diego CA||858-488-0501 x14|
|Hotel La Jolla & CUSP||La Jolla CA||858-459-0261|
|Carolyn J. Fisher||San Diego CA||858-274-1129|
|Roy's La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-455-1616|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Tacos Perla||San Diego CA||619-235-5616|
|Bread & Cie Café||San Diego CA||619-683-9322|
|Brothers Cafe & Catering||San Diego CA||619-595-0295|
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|J six||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Blue Water Seafood Market and Grill||San Diego CA||619-497-0914|
|San Diego Yacht Club||San Diego CA||619-758-6334|
|Rabbit Hole||San Diego CA||619-255-4653|
|Mission Ave Bar and Grill||Oceanside CA||760-637-2222|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Seasons of La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-456-8619 gate|
|Nobu||San Diego CA||619-814-4124|
|Croces West||San Diego CA||619-233-4355|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
Recipes that include Strawberry Papaya (Sunrise). One is easiest, three is harder.
Someone spotted Strawberry Papaya (Sunrise) 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.
Near San Diego, California, United States
About 360 days ago, 10/28/13
Spotter's comments : Direct from Hawaii. Good supplies in stock.