Melon, Persian

Melon, Persian

Melon, Persian

The Persian melon has a greenish “netted” rind similar to a cantaloupe’s, but may lose its greenish color as it ripens, as in this photo.  It is best to purchase vine ripened Persian melons, but they ripen well on the countertop.  When the rind yields to gentle pressure or develops slight depressions, the melon is ripe.  Persian melons also have a cantaloupe-like aroma when ripe, and are similar in flavor to a cantaloupe.  We could not find specific nutritional information for Persian melons.

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About Kimberly Hosler

An ethical vegan since June 2007, Kimberly is a NYS licensed Massage Therapist & a Director at All-Creatures. She serves as the current VP of the Albany Vegan Network and is the Founder & President of the Albany Vegan Lady Gang. She also enjoys volunteering at local Farm Sanctuaries. She lives in Upstate NY with her two kitties and senior blind yorkie and she also has two grown human children.

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