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Thai Yellow Large Papaya Fruit - Imported Weekly from Thailand

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Thai Large Papaya (yellow)

Thai Name: Malagor suk

Yellow Papaya, which it should be noted is not actually yellow, but a kind of orange-red colour inside, and green to yellow on the outside, is grown all over Thailand. It is not a separate crop to the Green Papaya eaten with dishes such as Som Tum, it is simply Green Papaya left to ripen before being eaten.

Yellow Papaya is much softer then Green Papaya, and is also just a little sweet. It still retains the subtle Papaya flavour, meaning when it is added to a dish it does not overpower, but it becomes much more versatile due to its sweetness and softer texture.

Yellow Papaya is almost always eaten as a snack fruit, or as part of a dessert dish. Most notably fruit salads in Thailand will often feature Yellow Papaya, due to the fact it is available everywhere and is very cheap.

Something that is unique to Thailand, and which visitors to the country often find palatable, is a Yellow Papaya milk shake. For some reason, the Papaya flavour seems to bring out the creaminess in the milk, making a perfect blend. For optimal results no sugar is added, making a slightly sweet, thick and creamy shake.

Overall, Papaya is an excellent fruit which can be added to a whole range of salads and dishes.

Best stored at room temperature

Fresh produce of Thailand.

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