Organic Breadfruit
Breadfruit: The Savory Fruit That Saves A Whole Lot Of Labor
By Nico Danilovich
Fruits can be sweet, sour, bitter, or even a little salty, but many people don’t know that they can also be savory. One such fruit is breadfruit, named after its resemblance to bread when baked; it’s a staple of tropical regions like the South Pacific that is high in starchiness and known for being easy to grow.
Breadfruit tastes similar to artichoke hearts or potatoes and can be boiled, grilled, fried, marinated, pickled, roasted, and steamed. It tastes sweet when raw, but frying it will bring out its savory potential, and is often used in foods like crackers, dips, pastries, other snacks, and even some beverages.
Other savory fruits like tomatoes grow on vines and can be quite labor-intensive; however, breadfruit grows on a tall tree that’s easy to maintain and produces plenty of fruit without needing much labor or resources. All cultivators need to do is look for ripeness, drain the sap of picked fruits, and then store them.
To prepare a breadfruit, remove the stem, wash it, cut it up, take out its core, and peel off the skin when cooking it; afterward, breadfruit can easily be put in the freezer for storage. This fruit could be a seriously beneficial addition to your diet as it’s a low-fat, cholesterol-and-gluten-free fruit with lots of complex carbs.