Also known as Prickly Pear, skin is green to yellow tone, the flesh is juicy and creamy yellow in colour with hard, edible seeds throughout. When ripe will be aromatic offering a sweet flavour with nuances of classic pear and watermelon.
…to eat: Hold with thongs or rubber gloves. Mind the prickly fibres. Cut both ends and peel away
…to prepare: as a topping for yogurt and cereal. Slow cook to make preserves to serve atop muffins, pancakes and tarts. Add pureed or sliced to juices, salads and cocktails.