Country of origin: Spain Weight: Each
Facts: Considered the sweetest of all melons, the honeydew originated in France and is a variety of muskmelon. The honeydew melon was revered as a sacred food by the Egyptians, and was said to have been considered the favourite fruit of Napoleon and Pope John Paul II!
Storage: Keep at room temperature until ripe, then refrigeratefor up to 5 days. These melons have a strong odour that can saturate other foods.
Preparation and cooking: Wash the skin then slice in half and remove the seeds. Cut as required, then use in fruit salads, with yogurt or in fruit platters.