This is how you eat Dragonfruit.

The other day at the grocery store, Stephanie and I stumbled upon dragonfruit.

This wonderful fruit is present in a lot of our favorite drinks, including the Fire one from Snapple Elements, which was discontinued when we were younger.

So when I saw this nine dollar fruit, I bought it. And got super excited to try it.

The hotel doesn’t let you take silverware into your room, but I can, however, use these plastic utensils to,

Step One: Cut the fruit in half.

Turns out, it was pretty easy to do, The fruit cuts nicely.

Step Two: Pop the fruity flesh out. I have a fork (serious oversight on my part, a spoon would have been better and I’m not going downstairs again, I refuse!), but using your fingers to pop it out is just as efficient, like an avocado.

Step Three: Cut any residual skin off the flesh, and cut it up some more.

Look how pretty it is!

Much like a kiwi fruit, you can eat the seeds, but be sure to chew them, your body won’t digest them otherwise.

Lastly, eat and enjoy.

Verdict: I’m not sure how I feel about it! The taste wasn’t as strong as I anticipated it to be. It’s there, it’s a good fruit, but it’s not exactly… present. Would I buy again? Maybe, if someone was there to squeeze and sniff and smell it with me, who knew how to pick the best one. ‘Til then, I’ll just drink it.

Kristina

Kristina

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