Characteristics and uses
The distinctive seeds and colour of pomegranate are an attractive addition to salads, fish and poultry dishes, and deserts. They can also be used in sauces and cool drinks like lemonade and sherbet.
An exotic fruit the size of an apple, its reddish outer skin is tough and inedible, as is the white internal pulp. The seed juice has a refreshing taste that is both sweet and sour.
When ripe the seeds are easily separated from the inedible white pulp. Squeezing the fragrant juice from the seeds is easy to do or the seeds can be eaten whole.
When ripe the juice is a refreshing blend of sweet and slightly sour.