Presentation on theme: "Fruit Investigation. The Definition Of Fruit The sweet product of a tree or plant that contains seeds and can be eaten as food."— Presentation transcript:
The Definition Of Fruit The sweet product of a tree or plant that contains seeds and can be eaten as food.
The Nutritional / Chemical Compound Composition Of Fruit. Fruit is a good source of carbohydrates and raw fruit is a good source of vitamin C also orange fruit contain vitamin C.
Classifications of fruit and examples. PommeCitrusBerryStonesVineTropicalMelons Apple Pear Nashi Orange Lemon Mandarin Strawberry Raspberry Blueberry Apricot Plum Peach Grapes Kiwi fruit Passion fruit Banana Mango pineapple Waterme -lon rockmelo n
Five Ways You Can Buy Fruit Fresh Caned Frozen Dried
Exotic fruit: PAPAYA
A papaya is in many different colours due to the season an how ripe it is. Some papayas are green on the outside and a deep orange red on the inside. What is the colour of the papaya? What is the taste of the papaya? Papaya has a sweet taste and many people compare the taste of papaya to the taste of mango and pineapple. From which country does the papaya originate? The papaya is native to the tropics of the Americas, perhaps southern Mexico and neighbouring Central America. The papaya was first cultivated in Mexico. What is the classification of the papaya? The papaya is a tropical fruit.
How is the papaya used in food preparation? ISLAND RICE PUDDING- Ingredients: Units: US | Metric 2 cups water 1 cup aborio rice 1 pinch salt 2 cups milk 1/4-1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1/2 cup raisins 1 cup dried shredded coconut 1 cup fresh papaya, diced Directions: 1 Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add rice & salt. Cover & cook on low heat until almost all the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. 2 Add milk & cook uncovered, stirring frequently until about 1/2 the milk is absorbed. Stir in the 1/4c sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and raisins. Continue to cook until the rice is soft & the milk is absorbed. 3 Stir in coconut. Gently fold in papaya. Taste & add more sugar, if desired. 4 serve hot or cold.
Papaya salsa- 1 large papaya 1/4 red bell pepper, coarsely chopped 1/4 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1 1/2 teaspoons orange juice 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes Directions: 1 Peel, split, and seed papaya; chop coarsely. 2 Mix together all ingredients in a bowl. 3 Serve over grilled fish such as ahi tuna, swordfish; also grilled chicken Ingredients:
Baked papaya- 3 papayas, firm but ripe (the sweeter Hawaiian variety is probably best here) 1 vanilla bean, cut into 6 pieces 6 teaspoons butter 12 teaspoons brown sugar Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 deg F. 2. Peel the papayas, split them in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. 3. Arrange the prepared papayas, cut side up, in a large baking dish filled with approximately 1/2 inch of water. 4. Place one piece of vanilla bean, 1 tsp butter and 2 teaspoons brown sugar in the center of each papaya half. 5.Bake for 45 minutes, or until tender. Ingredients:
Methods To Cook Fruit Poaching: To cook something by simmering it in or over water or liquid. Example Pear Baking: To food in an oven by dry heat, or be cooked in this way. When Baking fruits it brings out the natural sweetness of the fruit, it will also make the fruit nice and soft. Microwave: Useful to cooking verities of foods, to thawing frozen food or either to reheat cooked food.
Explain why fruit does not need excessive heat or time to cook.
Fruits in alphabetical order. Apple Blueberry Coconut Dragon fruit Elderberry Fig Grapes Honey dew Ita Palm Jackfruit Kiwi fruit Lychee Mango Nashi Orange Papaya Quince Raspberry Star Apple Tomato Ugli fruit voavanga Watermelon Xigua melon Yellow watermelon Zucchini