Guava

An oval, tropical fruit with yellow to green skin and meat that ranges from off-white to red. Guavas have tiny edible seeds and a taste reminiscent of pineapple and lemon. Very similar to feijoas in taste and appearance, guavas are botanically different. Guavas range from 1 to 4 inches in diameter.

Recipes

  1. Guava -Glazed Chicken

    The term spatchcockinge refers to splitting poultry along the back and flattening the flesh. This technique shortens the cooking time and ensures even cooking. Grill or oven roast this chicken dinner recipe.

  2. Caramel Cream Cheese Custard

    Every panaderia (bakery) in Puerto Rico has many flavors of flan, from vanilla to guava . Reduced-fat cream cheese gives this version a rich, comforting texture.

  3. Tropical Berry Pops

    This season's best berries bring a color palette of red, purple and blue to star in good-for-you desserts. They're light on calories and heavy on flavor.

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Articles

  1. Reggae Baby Back Ribs

    Tue, 24 Jun 2014

    for an ingredient I’ve never used: guava paste. I asked some of my neighbors if they ..... that I may not even think to buy.) The guava paste was a treat: sweet but tempered ..... and I found that description apt. If guava paste isn’t as readily available in your

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Postcards from Puerto Rico, Volume 2

    Tue, 12 Aug 2014

    fruit vendor and picked up what he called " guava pears" which he had grown on his property. A google search of guava pear resulted only in that guavas are related to pears, so maybe I just had a small guava ? It looked different from guava I have

  2. The Ultimate Guide to New Mexico Sweets

    Mon, 9 Jun 2014

    water, cooked over a slow fire. It is sweet and mildly tart, and similar in consistency, flavor and use to guava cheese or guava paste. It is sold in squares or blocks, then cut into thin slices and spread over toasted bread or sandwiches, plain or with cheese, often served for breakfast or as a snack, with manchego cheese or mató cheese

  3. Quesitos de Guayabas from Snow Bakery, Rincon, Puerto Rico

    Sat, 8 Sep 2012

    Rincon, Puerto Rico area, was the quesito de guayaba – the guava and cheese filled quesito. Here's an example of another one ..... the sweet richness of the cheese, the mellow sweetness of the guava . It makes for an absolutely perfect complement for the small

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