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Chinese Date

About the size of a golf ball with a yellow to green color. The Chinese date has a hard outer shell and inedible seeds with a acidic-slightly sweet pulp. Use as is or braise for a compote, chutney, preserve, or in baked goods.

Alternative Names

Jujube, Red Date

Category

Tropical Fruit

Origin

China

Flavor

Acidic, Sweet-Slightly

Texture

Dry, Mealy

Prep Methods

Dry/Dehydrate, Finishing, Mash/Purée, Peel, Soak/Steep

Cooking Method

As Is, Boil/Simmer, Braise, Raw

Uses

see categorized dishes

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