Inventory, 5 lbs : 1.20
This item was last sold on : 05/15/22
Tamarind fruit are bean-like shaped pods with a cinnamon brown to clay colored external appearance. Inside the pods, the fruit's flesh is tender, succulent and green with a highly acidic flavor when young. Its underdeveloped seeds are soft and white. As the fruit matures, the pod becomes brittle. The flesh begins to dehydrate to paste form and takes on the cinnamon appearance of the pod while also losing its acidic punch and becoming sweeter. It is at this stage of maturity that it is most often used for culinary purposes. The seeds, too change in both color and texture, becoming flat, hard and glossy brown.
Tamarind has a peak season early spring to late fall.
Tamarind is the most widely distributed fruit tree of the tropics. It is a slow-growing and long lived massive tree that can grow to 100 feet in height. The fruit of the tree are the tamarind pods that hang gracefully in abundant bunches from its leaved branches. There are types of tamarinds that are sweeter than most. One in Thailand is known as 'Makham waan' and one distributed by the USDA's Horticultural Department, known as 'Manila Sweet'.
The tamarind tree is native to tropical Africa. Its growing regions covers nearly the entire tropical belt throughout Asia, Pacific Islands and the Americas. It is cultivated most widely throughout Mexico and Asia.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Jeune Et Jolie Bar||Carlsbad CA||858-231-0862|
|La Cocina Mesa||Carlsbad CA||619-454-9182|
|Mission Pacific||Oceanside CA||760-450-7864|
Recipes that include Tamarind. One is easiest, three is harder.
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Coconut Grove Farmer's Market
Coconut Grove Organic Farmers MarketNear Coral Gables, Florida, United States
About 3 days ago, 5/14/22
Mercato di Campo dei Fiori
Market at Piazza Campo de'FioriNear Rome, Rome, Italy
Piazza Campo de' Fiori, 33, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
About 84 days ago, 2/22/22
Road side stand Near Richmond West, Florida, United States
About 177 days ago, 11/21/21
Specialty ProduceNear San Diego, California, United States
1929 Hancock st. San Diego CA
About 692 days ago, 6/24/20
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Kroger Marketplace Near Amelia, Ohio, United States
About 722 days ago, 5/25/20