What does passion fruit taste like?
Passion fruit is a tropical plant. It's also the most expensive member of the genus Passiflora with its main usage as a flavouring in alcoholic drinks and for making jam. Passion fruit tastes like grapefruit with a sweet-and-sour tangy flavour. It also has an aroma that resembles vanilla ice cream, pineapple, or pear.
Passion fruit is a different and not found everywhere tropical fruit.It is found in southern Brazil,Paraguay and northern Argentina.It is also available in southern parts of the US during late summer. In Hawaii passion fruit can be found through out the year . The fruit is rich in vitamin C and also has several health benefits. Passion fruit has to be cut into half and the edible soft fruit can be scooped with a spoon.This can be taken as juice too. The crunchy,fiber-rich seeds are also edible.
Passion fruit is round in shape and has hard skin. It has yellow pulp and black, edible seeds inside. Passion fruit tastes sweet and a bit tangy similar to citrus fruits. Passion fruit is expensive because it is not found in all countries easily ,many a times it has to be imported.It is a very difficult to grow crop which need lot of attention and takes almost two years to harvest fruit from a passion fruit tree .All these make it an exotic fruit.