Why is monk fruit so tasty, we asked our colleagues at the Daily Mail and Daily Express, who also happen to have a taste for frozen fruit.
“The monk fruit is incredibly juicy, it’s really well done,” one of them said.
“It’s sweet, it tastes like chocolate, and it’s actually quite tasty,” another said.
We asked them to name the flavour, and the result is: “Mellow, minty and almost like fruit cake.”
In their opinion, this is the first fruit to really take on the flavour of frozen fruit, as well as being quite fresh and fresh tasting.
“Monk Fruit is very well done, it is very juicy, and very, very sweet,” one said.
“I’d say that’s probably the most important thing to me,” another added.
Monk fruit is the fruit of the monk tree, which is indigenous to Tibet.
It is an evergreen tree, with the leaves hanging down, and has a distinctive white-fleshed, hairy fruit that has the shape of a lion’s mane.
It’s also a favourite fruit among Chinese, which are known for their high-protein, low-calorie diet.
The monks have been cultivating monk fruit for thousands of years, with one monk who travelled to India in the late 19th century telling a story about the monk fruit.
They used to harvest it from the tree, and once they’d harvested enough, they would use it to make a special meal for the Buddha.
In Tibet, there is also a tradition where people collect monk fruit and roast it over fire, which creates a thick, savoury and flavourful soup called the dumpling soup, which the monks eat for their special meal.
You can buy monk fruit online for $5.99 per kg, or $7.50 per kg in China, or you can order it online from the Monk Fruit Company website.
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