Not to be confused with paw-paw, papaya is dark orange in colour and it is sweeter and less bitter than paw-paw. It is eaten fresh in Brazil for breakfast or as a snack served with yogurt and honey. Also used to make our famous dessert Papaya Custard with Cassis Liqueur. Available from selected fruit and vegetable markets and large supermarkets*.
*Availability in Australia, please check your own country’s online stores, supermarkets or South American Grocers for Brazilian ingredients.