Papaya is a tropical fruit with thick, sweet taste.

Quality Check

Choose a papaya that are bright yellow with smooth skin. This means they are fully ripe. They should also be firm and heavy for their size. Ripe papayas should have a slight give. You can put the fruit in a bag and place in the fridge for up to a week.


Papayas need to be peeled. The seeds should also be taken out. You can eat it fresh from the hand. Papayas also add a cream texture to smoothies. Papayas can be stewed with meat in order to tenderize it.

Author : Jason Wan
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