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Melon - Piel de Sapo
Piel de Sapo, or Christmas Melon was first and popularly grown in Spain. Piel de Sapo literally means "toad skin" which is an extremely unattractive name for such a tasty and appealing fruit. The fruit is similar to Rock Melon but lighter in taste. This oval shaped melon has a juicy pale yellowish green, dense flesh and are distinguishable by their extra thick and ridged mottled green and yellow rind
Category: Fruit
In Season: Summer
To Buy:
Available from Greengrocers in the summer months
To Store:
The picked melons have a great shelf life and will comfortably sit for many weeks in the pantry until you are ready.
Tips & Tricks:
Cooking Tips:

Nutrition per 100 Grams:

Weight (grams):
100
Carbohydrates, g:
6.5
Protein (g):
0.7
Saturated Fat, g :
0
Vitamin C:
Amines:
No information available
Glutamates:
n/a
Energy (kJ):
140
Moderate GI 55 - 70:
Fat (g):
0.3
Monosaturated Fat , g:
0
Potassium:
Salicylates:
No information available

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.





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