Healthy living

Watermelon

Melons come in many varieties and in different sizes. Fresh slices, fruit salad, juicing, savoury combinations with lean ham, prawns, smoked chicken, roast duck or prosciutto.

Varieties

Green skinned with paler green stripes with dark pink flesh and black glossy seeds. A new variety is seedless.

Selection

All melons should be heavy and firm for their size. Avoid damaged or soft melons.

Watermelon should sound hollow when tapped.

Storage

Under refrigeration and when cut cover with plastic film.

Preparation

All melons should be served chilled. Remove skin and seeds with a sharp knife.

Serving suggestion

Watermelon cubes with thinly sliced onion rings and cubes of feta for a refreshing salad.


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