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Guava 101

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Guava 101

The edible skin encloses a very aromatic and slightly tart flesh that contains edible seeds

 

BUYING GUAVA

Choose a smooth guava that is not bruised and neither too soft or too hard.

 

STORING GUAVA

At Room Temperature: for ripening.

In The Fridge: ripe, for a few days.

 

PREPARING GUAVA

Remove the skin or leave it on; cut the fruit in two then according to taste, remove the seeds.

SERVING IDEAS FOR GUAVA

Guava is eaten plain or cooked, in savory or sweet dishes.
It is cooked into jam, jelly, or chutney.

Guava is added to sauces, fruit salads, pies, puddings, ice creams and drinks.

 

Did you know that Guava is an excellent source of Vitamin C and Potassium?

 

(This information was taken from a culinary textbook, “The Visual Food Lover’s Guide”)

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