Some interesting facts about granadilla:
- It is native to South America and has an orange skin.
- The shell is hard and shiny when it is ripe.
- Granadillas have the size and shape of a plum.
- The fruit contains a yellow, jelly-like pulp with a scattering of black edible seeds.
- How to eat it? Cut the fruit into two halves. From here, scoop out the jelly-like pulp with a tablespoon. Now it is ready to be consumed, cooked or converted into juice.
- The skin is not eaten.
- Granadilla is commonly eaten by itself. However it makes a wonderful jelly, pie filling or cake frosting. Seeds with the surrounding juice sacs are also often added to fruit salads.
- Ripe granadilla can be refrigerated for a few days.