No, we haven’t supersized our grapefruits for the Super Bowl. The gigantic fruits in produce that look like grapefruit are actually Pommelos. Similar in flavor to a grapefruit without the bitterness, they are fragrant to peel and have a flavor that is like biting into a grapefruit infused with rose water. Though ours come from California, varieties of the Pommelo (or Pomelo or Pummelo) are grown in the Phillipines, Vietnam, Thailand and India. Often the flesh of the fruit is served with a bowl of salt or a mixture of chili powder, salt and sugar for dipping.

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