In Thailand one finds the pomelo, a lovely fruit similar to the grapefruit in size and flavour. The pomelo rind is thicker, however, and the segments are easier to separate; best of all, many pomelo varieties are seedless, making them perfect for salads. The tartness of the fruit and the assertiveness of the chillies make for a spicy, refreshing treat.
Pomelos are not always available but our grapefruit is a good substitute. For tartness, use the white grapefruit; for a milder, swee