So that has to be a good thing.
Here's MY pomelo, all ready for eating.
Oh, all right, maybe we'll cut it first. I'm guessing half a pomelo will be a generous portion.
Hmm, thick rind. Looks like a grapefruit (smells like one too). And that is a BOATload of seeds! What have I got myself into? That's gonna have to come off the plate and onto the chopping board.
Several minutes of pomelo carnage later. I discovered you can't flick the seeds out individually, there are just too many. So:
- cut the half pomelo into quarters
- chop out the pointy bit of the wedge where all the seeds are
- cut off all the rind
- separate the flesh segments from the membranes (the membrane is tough, but that makes it easy to peel away)
And here we have half a pomelo, cut into edible and yummy bits.
What does it taste like? Quite delicious! A lot like grapefruit, but nowhere near as strong. I definitely didn't add sugar.
And the second half was way easier to cut up, now that I know the tricks.
I'll eat this fruit again any day.
If you've enjoyed reading this, have a look at my take on pomegranates!