Pepino - [Pepino Melon, Tree Melon, Melon Pear, Solanum muricatum]
Pepinos Native to Chili and Peru this large nightshade berry is sold in markets labeled "pepino melon", it is not, of course a melon, but fruit of a small shrub related to the tomato. It does, however have much the texture and flavor of a melon, but a bit lighter in flavor and jucier. They come in several colors and shapes, with quality of flavor depending on both variety and growing conditions.


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