Pepino melon is a small melon that tastes like a mix of cucumber and honeydew.
Choose pepino that have yellow skin with purple striping. The fruit when squeezed, should give a little. You can leave them at room temperature to let it ripen. To store, place in the fridge. They can stay up to 3 days.
Pepino can be sliced and eaten from the hand. It has a pear like consistency and a mellow taste. You can also simmer it with a little bit honey and sugar to sweeten it. You can also add it to fruit smoothies as they have lots of nutrients.