Passionfruit :: Healthy fruit


   Passionfruit is also known as grenadilla purple, and its Latin name gave rise to more interesting names: passionflower, Passiflora, passionfruit and peshenfrut.
   Homeland passion - South America. Today this plant is cultivated in many countries with tropical and subtropical climates: Paraguay, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina, Haiti, Israel, India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, South Africa.
   Passionfruit - is a round or oval fruit with yellow, red or purple in color, with juicy flesh, filled with numerous seeds. Purple passionfruit variety is characterized by smaller fruit, but a rich aroma and sweet taste than yellow, so yellow fruits are mainly used for making juice, and red and purple are prized for their tasty flesh. In the food consumed only ripe fruit. They are usually eaten raw: cut in half and eat the pulp with a spoon. Several days of storage in a warm place increase in fruit sugar content.
   In Brazil, prepared from the pulp of passionfruit mousse and juices, seeds and decorate cakes.
   In the Dominican Republic, passionfruit syrup served with fruit ice, and fruit is eaten with sugar.
   In Hawaii, the Philippines and passionfruit not cut and pierce the flesh and drink through a straw like coconut.
   Sumatra sell very thick and sweet syrup of passionfruit juice.
   Vietnam popular dessert of passionfruit and honey.
   In Australia, passionfruit - a traditional summer breakfast. Prepared from the fruit of the passionfruit, sweet sauces for desserts. Particularly good taste combined with passionfruit cheesecakes, ice cream and dessert air "Pavlov." On the basis of passionfruit juice produce a refreshing drink «Passiona».
   In Mexico, passionfruit is eaten with red pepper and lime. In Peru, passionfruit tart is a part of ceviche - seafood snacks.
   In South Africa, passionfruit is widely used to flavor yogurt, carbonated beverages and sweet pastries. The juice of this plant is part of the tropical and multivitamin juice blends.