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Tamarillo is also known as a tree tomato. There are yellow and red tamarillos. The EAT ME tamarillo is a red variety. The flesh of this fruit is orange and contains black edible seeds. Tamarillo has a slightly sweet and intense flavour. The skin is bitter and as such usually doesn't get eaten.
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Tamarillo tips

How to cut a Tamarillo?

Scoop the flesh out of the tamarillo or remove the skin and cut in slices.


Preparation Tips

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How to store?

Keep tamarillo's at room temperature.

  • Delicious as a base for gazpacho.
  • Perfect in a salad.
  • Great on a bread roll.

Origin EAT ME Tamarillo

Tamarillo - ColombiaColombia

Did you know...

  • there were yellow tamarillos first, the red variety appeared later.

  • the name tamarillo was chosen in 1967 as the word 'tree tomato' was confusing in regards to the 'ordinary' tomato. Tamirillo is made up of two words, the word 'Tama' which means leadership in Maori and the Spanish word 'amarillo'which means yellow.

  • tamarillos grow on trees. It takes about 16 weeks to develop from flower to fruit.

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