Have you had an oro blanco yet? If not, you’re in for a wonderful surprise. They’re a cross between a white grapefruit and a pomelo, and when ripe, oro blancos range in color from green to yellow.
Oro blancos are sweet, floral, and less acidic than their regular grapefruit counterparts, which makes them perfect for a refreshing salad. If you can’t find oro blancos, this salad works just as well with a sweet ruby red or star ruby grapefruit.
Beginning in late December, oro blancos come into season, and it’s not uncommon for us to eat two or three in one sitting. Yes, we’re that obsessed with them, and sadly our small oro blanco tree can’t keep up with our ravenous appetites. Time to grow a second tree!
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