Summer is here and it's the perfect time to indulge in juicy, refreshing melons. At 3 Guys from Brooklyn, we have an extensive collection of melons from around the world. From sweet to savory, juicy to crunchy, we offer a huge variety of melons to meet all your summer cravings. In this blog post, we'll be exploring the various types of melons we sell and highlighting the differences in taste and flavor profile. So, join us on a melon madness journey!
Honey Dew: Honey Dew melons are one of the most popular types of melons sold at 3 Guys from Brooklyn. These melons have a sweet and juicy flesh that is perfect for snacking on hot summer days. With a pale green flesh, they are visually appealing and make a great addition to fruit salads. Honey Dew melons pair well with salty meats like prosciutto and make the perfect summer appetizer. For a simple but tasty appetizer, cube Honey Dew melon and wrap it with prosciutto. Secure it with a toothpick and serve chilled.
Hami: Hami melons are a Chinese variety of melons that have a bright orange flesh that is both sweet and tangy. These melons are also known as the "Snow Melon" due to their white skin. With a crunchy texture and an intense flavor profile, Hami melons are perfect for salads, drinks, and desserts. To make a refreshing Hami melon salad, cube the melon and toss it with cucumber, mint, and feta cheese, then finish it off with a drizzle of honey.
Galia: Galia melons are a hybrid variety of melons that are a cross between a cantaloupe and a honeydew melon. These melons have a unique flavor profile that is both sweet and tangy. With a sweet flesh that is concentrated around the seeds, Galia melons are perfect for snacking. They also make a great ingredient for sorbets and smoothies. To create a delicious Galia melon sorbet, blend the flesh with sugar and freeze it, then serve it with fresh mint.
Canary: Canary melons are a type of melon that has a yellow-orange flesh. These melons are sweet and juicy and have a creamy texture that makes them perfect for desserts. With a mild flavor profile, Canary melons can also be used in savory dishes, like salads. To make a Canary melon and arugula salad, toss arugula with sliced melon, walnuts, and crumbled blue cheese, then drizzle it with a balsamic vinaigrette.
Crenshaw: Crenshaw melons are a cross between a Casaba and a Persian melon. These melons have a pale green flesh that is both juicy and sweet. With a mild flavor profile, Crenshaw melons are perfect for smoothies and juices. They also make a great addition to fruit salads. To make a refreshing Crenshaw melon juice, blend the flesh with water and sugar, then strain it and serve it chilled.
At 3 Guys from Brooklyn, we pride ourselves on offering a large variety of melons from around the world. From sweet to savory, juicy to crunchy, we have a melon for every taste preference. In this blog post, we've highlighted just a few of our most popular melons and provided some easy and delicious recipes that you can make at home. So, what are you waiting for? Come down to 3 Guys from Brooklyn and start your melon madness journey today!