Monday, 21 December 2015
Fruits of Thailand - 17 - Pineapple - 'sap bpa roht' / 'sapparot' - สับปะรด
Plate 1. - PINEAPPLE - 'sap-bpa-roht' / 'sapparot' - สับปะรด)
Thailand is the world's leading producer of pineapples, though the fruit is not native to Southeast Asia. Pineapple is a very popular fruit in Thailand. It is eaten fresh, and is available as a juice, or in juice combinations. It is used in desserts, salads, curries and in fruit cocktail. Pineapples can be bought from street vendors, who will peel and cut the fruit for your convenient consumption. While sweet, it is known for its high acid content.