How do you eat a cantaloupe?
- The seeds can not be eaten so discard them.
- It is most often eaten raw.
- Sliced, it can be served with cured ham as a starter.
- Cut into cubes, it can be added to summer vegetable or fruit salads.
- Cut it in half and take out the seeds.
Keeping this in consideration, what does a cantaloupe taste like?
Description/Taste When perfectly ripe, the flesh is juicy, unctuous and sweet. The Cantaloupe will feel heavy versus hollow, a weightiness which is an indicator of its water content. The ripe fruit releases its trademark floral musky aroma.
One may also ask, how do you know if a cantaloupe is ripe? 2 Answers. Cantaloupe should feel heavier than it looks and smell musky and sweet. Also you should be able to press your thumb in slightly on the bottom and there shouldn't be a lip around the stem. the smell of the melon, peaches, etc. will tell you if they are ripe.
Keeping this in consideration, is eating too much cantaloupe bad for you?
May Hamper Sugar levels Macrobiotic Nutritionist and Health Practitioner Shilpa Arora says, excess of melons may not be the best of idea for diabetics. "It can cause sugar overload which could lead to high blood sugar levels." The glycemic index of watermelon is 72, which is high. Cantaloupe has a GI value of 65.
How can I make cantaloupe taste better?
Sprinkle sugar or sugar substitute onto the cantaloupe. Toss the cantaloupe gently with the sugar until it has been evenly distributed. Try a piece of cantaloupe. If it still needs to be sweetened, sprinkle more sugar and toss the cantaloupe again.