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Uzbek-Russian melons are available in summer. Look for Uzbek melons at your local farmers market.
Inspired by true melons from both Uzbekistan and Russian melons, the Uzbek-Russian melon was developed in an Experimental Agricultural Laboratory (EAL). Top qualities of many different melons that grow in Central Asia have been combined in this melon appropriately nicknamed the "Silk Way". United Melon Distributors, Inc. requested the development of this melon and the very first" Silk Way" was planted and harvested in 1992.
The smooth rind of the Uzbek-Russian melon is creamy yellow to green in color with faint horizontal stripes and rough beige netting. Its flesh has a creamy ivory hue with an oval seed cavity. When ripe, its flesh is exceptionally sweet, succulent and juicy with a floral aroma and undertones of honey and spice. Varying heavily in size and weight, Uzbek-Russian melons can weigh anywhere from five to twenty pounds and have an elongated shape.
The Uzbek-Russian melon is often served fresh because of its sweetness and crunch. Pair fresh melon with lime, yogurt, berries, peanuts, seafood, avocado and ginger. Use melon in Asian or Latin preparations. Uzbek-Russian melon will keep, refrigerated, for up to a month.
The first Uzbek-Russian melons were planted in the United States in 1993, by United Melon Distributors, Inc. in California. Commercial production began in 1997. Like most melons, the Ubek-Russian melons are heat lovers. The most suitable growing conditions for productive yields are long hot summers in temperate climates.
Recipes that include Uzbek-Russian Melon. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Eat and Dust||Phut, Avocado and Beansprout Salad|
|House of Annie||Melon Soup|
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Santa Monica Farmers Market
Near Santa Monica, California, United States
About 242 days ago, 8/21/13
Spotter's comments : Uzbek-Russian Melons spotted at Santa Monica Farmers Market.
Hillcrest Farmers Market Near San Diego, California, United States
About 266 days ago, 7/28/13
Spotter's comments : Tom King Farms is sleeping Uzbek-Russian melons. Amazing melting sweetness.
Cafe 21 Near San Diego, CA, United States
About 280 days ago, 7/14/13
Spotter's comments : Hiding as a garnish...