KIWI

Allegra Williams

Go get you some Kiwi!

Varieties: There is the grocery store kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa), the hardy kiwifruit (arguta) and the superhardy kiwifruit (kolomikta).

Classification: Tropical

Description:

- Green on the inside with little black seeds and a white middle

- brown furry skin

- Shaped like an oval

- Juicy

HISTORY & COMMON COOKING METHODS

The Kiwi originated in China & was first called yang tao, or "strawberry peach", since then the name has been changed by Europeans as the Chinese gooseberry. The family name for the kiwi is Actinidiaceae.


Common cooking method: peeling the skin