Ever Had Pawpaw Juice?
Pawpaw juice from the ripe
papaya fruit is sweet. The ripened fruit is used to make a juice which is served chilled. Adding less water makes pawpaw nectar. The nectar is a little thicker and served on ice.
The green fruit is used to make
Pawpaw is very a good source of Dietary Fiber and Potassium.
It is also a very good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Folate.
But it’s pretty high in sugars.
Growing up in Africa, we spent a lot of time outdoors. We often invented our own
The pawpaw stems are soft but firm, and hollow. We pulled them off the tree and used a small knife to cut air holes along the stem.
They made a nice high pitch
homemade flute.This play toy was a favorite of mine. I liked the bird-like sound.
Here’s what you’ll need:
3 C ripe mashed pawpaw (about 1 large )
1 C Sugar
1 Tbs lemon juice (2 to 3 limes)
4 C Water
Here’s what you do:
Peel the pawpaw. Use a spoon to scrape out the seeds from the core. Cut into cubes.
Use a spoon to press and force through a strainer.
Blend together 3 C mashed pawpaw, water, lemon juice, and sugar. Mix well, chill and serve. Store in the fridge.
To make the nectar:
Follow the juice recipe but use less water, about 3 C
Also try freezing some juice in an ice tray
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