Some would say that when you eat/drink passion fruit you’ll fall in love with the next person you lay your eyes on.We think that it is simply that passion fruit is so darn tasty, and coincidentally you’re in love with the world as you drink the yellow juice of this tropical flavor bomb.
Passion fruit, also known as Passiflora edulis, is a tropical fruit that is highly regarded for its unique flavor and fragrance. It belongs to the Passifloraceae family and is native to Southern Africa and South America, particularly Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Passion fruit is also grown in various tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including parts of Asia and Australia. Key features of passion fruit include its round to oval shape, typically about the size of a small apple. The outer skin is tough and can range in color from deep purple to yellow or orange, depending on the variety. Inside, the fruit contains a jelly-like pulp filled with numerous small, black seeds. The pulp is the edible part of the fruit and is the source of its intense flavor, which is often described as both sweet and tart.
Passion fruit is commonly used in various culinary applications, such as juices, smoothies, desserts, and cocktails. It can also be used as a flavoring in sauces, dressings, and marinades. Additionally, passion fruit is rich in vitamins, especially vitamin C, and dietary fiber, making it a nutritious addition to the diet.
Apart from its culinary uses, passion fruit has a significant cultural significance in certain regions, and it is also known for its potential health benefits. Some traditional medicinal practices use passion fruit for its supposed calming properties.
Overall, passion fruit is a delightful and versatile fruit that adds a burst of tropical flavor to various drinks, making it a popular choice among cocktail enthusiasts worldwide. We at Bunny Chow have our South African Passion Fruit Ginger Beer (Non Alcoholic) on tap for your tasting and enjoyment. It is absolutely delicious and a great way to pair it with South African Food. We also make a cocktail and mocktail called a "Natal Mule" with passion fruit ginger beer, grenadine, lime and mint. An outstandingly refreshing cocktail.