Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Oro Blanco Grapefruit

While the rest of the country enjoys rutabaga and other hearty winter produce, our farmers' markets are overflowing with gorgeous citrus. This time of year--at least until March--one darling of local chefs is the Oro Blanco grapefruit.

Developed at the University of California in Riverside, the Oro Blanco is a hybrid of pommelo and white grapefruit. It's almost seedless with very juicy flesh that's not as bitter as ordinary grapefruit.

read the whole story here, at Tasting Table  

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