In my kitchen:
Was a kiwano. It is also called an African horned cucumber or melon.
Am I the only one who remembers eating these as a kid? We used to call them prickly cucumbers and I loved them. I have no idea where they came from but I presume Mum, or someone she knew, grew them. I believe they are easy to grow in a climate with hot dry summers. Perth would be ideal! Continue reading