Melons can easily be cross-pollinated to produce different types. As a result, there is a huge variation in melons for sale. Although all melons taste sweet, they all have their own flavour and texture. The taste of melons can vary and partly depends on a melon’s sugar content. Not all melons are alike, taste the season!
Basic techniques: gratinating, grilling, baking, puréeing, caramelising, flambéing, marinating, infusing.
Taste combinations: raw ham, goat’s cheese, strawberry, almond, aniseed, cinnamon, grape, tomato, coriander, ginger, chilli pepper, cucumber, mint, rose, orange, lime.