Bread Fruit

Pack:

40 lb. cartons

Availability:

April through August from the Dominican Republic

Shipping:

Truck or Airfreight

Count:

Varies

Availability:
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Notice:

2 days

Description:

No one tasting Bread Fruit for the first time is likely to dispute that it is an acquired taste (and texture). Bread Fruit is used almost exclusively as a vegetable, generally when wholly or partly green. When completely green, the raw Bread Fruit is hard and starchy, like a raw potato when slightly ripe, the raw pulp resembles both eggplant and partly baked bread. Cooked at this later stage, Bread Fruit acquires a texture that might be likened to that of an extremely starchy potato mixed with a plantain, but is much stickier than either. It has a slightly musky, fruity flavor, but at the same time it is very bland.

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