To eat this tropical fruit, you need to slice or rip open the rind to expose the colorful, juicy flesh and seeds.
When they are open, passion fruits look like this: The seeds are edible, so you can eat them together with the colorful flesh and juice.
The white film separating the rind from the flesh is also edible, but most people don't eat it since it's very bitter.
Passion fruit is a very versatile fruit and can be used in a variety of ways. Many people enjoy the fruit raw and eat it straight out of the rind.
Some of the more popular ways to use passion fruit include:
- Drinks: It can be squeezed through a sieve to make juice, added to cocktails or used to make a cordial to flavor water, like this.
- Desserts: It is often used as a topping or flavoring for cakes and desserts, like this cheesecake or this mousse.
- On salads: It can be used to add a crunchy texture and sweet flavor to salads like this one.
- In yogurts: Mix it with natural yogurt to make a delicious snack.