Korea Oriental Melon 참외 - 1kg

$52

Korean melons are a symbol of summer in Korea and are mainly eaten chilled as a cooling dish. The melons are favoured for their compact, portable size, edible hydrating nature, neutral flavour, and firm, crisp flesh.

Korean melon can be found in ivory to green shades, but the bright yellow and white striped cultivars are the most common. Underneath the rind, the white flesh is crisp, firm, and aqueous, encasing three cavities filled with small, semi-soft ivory seeds suspended in a gelatinous liquid in between strings of white fibres.

When ripe, Korean melons will have a subtle aroma, feel heavy for their size, and will yield slightly when pressure is applied. The entire melon is edible, including the rind, flesh, and seeds. The rind bears a somewhat bitter taste, and the seeds and fibres are considered the sweetest portion of the melon. The flesh has a crunchy, succulent texture with a mild, subtly sweet, and floral flavour with banana, cantaloupe, cucumber, and honeydew nuances.

  • From farms with over 40 years of melon growing
  • Pesticide free, eco-friendly farming method
  • 1kg consist of 2~3pcs in a punnet
  • 18 Brix and above in sweetness index

How to enjoy

  • Leave the melon out to ripen and to develop the sweetness
  • Soak the melon in water with some baking soda for about 15 mins and then wash them clean.
  • It is ripe when it feels heavy for its size, will have a slight fruity smell to it, and will have a little give when pressed.
  • This smallish melon is a little unique from other melons, in that you can pretty much eat the entire melon if you wanted to, like a cucumber. The skin or rind is quite thin, much thinner than a watermelon, cantaloupe, etc.

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