Common Name : Watermelon
Botanical Name : Citrullus lanatus

Watremelon is a fruit and plant of a vine-like herb originally from southern Africa and one of the most common type of melon .

The watermelon fruit, has a smooth exterior rind (green and yellow) and a juicy, sweet, usually red or yellow interior flesh but sometimes orange. The flesh consists of highly developed placental tissue within the fruit.
Image, red flesh seedless variety, very much same from the seeds varity accept no black seeds.

Uses, eaten as fruit, dessert, watermelon juice as drink, the white part of the skin can be used in soup.

Watermelon carving are used in restaurant as display with others carved fruits and vegetables.

Watermelon can be cut in wedges and serve, or remove skin and cut watermelon flesh in about 1 1/2 inch cubes and serve. Some like to sprinkle a little salt for added taste.

Best eaten on the same day, not to keep to many days as you dont know how long is in the store. Choose heavy ones, tap the watermelon with your fingers for hollow sound.

Asian fruits - Watermelon

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