Warm Kiwi and Papaya Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

Because it was as decorative as it was novel, kiwi became the spoiled child of nouvelles cuisines everywhere when kiwi was first exported from New Zealand to Paris, Tokyo, and the bicoastal gastronomic centers of America. Now that California is growing kiwi commercially, it has lost some of its novelty but none of its pleasant flavor or delicate green. The West treats the kiwi as casually as the banana, although kiwi still has the edge on cost. One western use is in a warmed fruit salad tha