What’s oval-shaped, looks like a teardrop, is yellow, and has purple stripes? Pepino Melon, of course! Pepino means cucumber in Spanish and melon… well the name gives it away. So, what is it? Is it a cucumber or is it a melon? We’ll… it’s complicated.
This beautiful South American evergreen is a close cousin of the tomato and the eggplant. It has a delicate sweet taste that ranges between the cantaloupe and cucumber with vanilla and pear notes so it has a pretty unique mellow flavor.
Kick your salads up a notch with these beauties and impress all your friends, Instagram followers (real and fake) and even yourself!