- Oyster Day
Travel Photo of the Day: Ugli Fruit
Today on The Daily Meal
Recipe of the day
Most popular Stories
When heard and not read, the name of this fruit can easily make you curious. Sure, some fruits might taste better to some people than others since we all have our own tastes, but how can one fruit be definitively labeled as the most unattractive of them all?
Turns out that the name "ugli" has little to do with the superficial qualities of this Jamaican fruit (in fact, we find its pear-like shape quite cute as far as produce goes). It was originally found growing in the wild on this Caribbean island and is thought to be the hybrid cross of a grapefruit and tangerine, and/or maybe even a pomelo.
Ugli fruits are usually in season from December through April and can be found at some grocery stores in the States. Like other citrus fruits, you can peel and eat the wedges, or you can slide it in half and carve out bites with a spoon.
Do you have a travel photo that you would like to share? Send it on over to lwilson[at]thedailymeal.com.
Follow The Daily Meal’s Travel editor Lauren Wilson on Twitter.
Be a Part of the Conversation
Join the Daily Meal's Community and Share your Thoughts