Exotic Fruit Presentation: Cumquat and Loquat Berenice Chavez

Loquat

Loquat fruit

Uses:

Information:

  • Belongs to same family as pear, peach, and apple trees
  • Skin is edible
  • Tart, juicy, somewhat sweet and refreshing
  • Flavor similar to a cherry or plum
  • Originated in China
  • Can be eaten raw, used in baked goods as jams and other preserves as well
Ripe loquats have brown spots

Recipes:

Recipe #2

Kumquat

Uses:

Information:

  • Orinitated in China
  • Skin is edible
  • Tart flesh contains few seeds
  • Cumquats can be blanched then rinsed in cold water to tenderize the peel
  • Kumquats are fragile
  • Fresh fruit dishes

Recipes

Recipe #2

BIBLIOGRAPHy

  • hettp://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/candied_kumquats/print/
  • http://vanessachamberlin.com/2015/07/27/meatless-monday-kumquat-fruit-salad/
  • http://fruitsandnuts.ucdavis.edu/dsadditions/Loquat_Fact_Sheet/
  • http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/kumquat-fruit.html

Credits:

Created with images by momentcaptured1 - "Farmer's Market in Colombia" • gi8mail - "big loquat rosaceae" • beataoz - "Owoce nieśplika japońskiego (Loquat)" • misskukoljac - "kumquat" • oliver.dodd - "kumquat on the tree"

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