what is a good substitute for kiwifruit in recipes?

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  1. teresa paolucci

    teresa paolucci

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    Does anybody know any good substitute for kiwifruit in recipes?

    I'm allergic to it and i get so disappointed when there is a recipe I want to try out that has it as a main ingredient, but I don't want to loose the fruit characteristic.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. petemccracken

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    Mmm, probably depends on the specific recipe, can you provide a hint?
     
  3. teresa paolucci

    teresa paolucci

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    coconut, buttermilk and lime are the main flavours in the recipe i'm looking at
     
  4. petemccracken

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    OK, but "what" are you looking at: custard, smoothie, tarte, cobbler, pie, cake,???
     
     
  5. teresa paolucci

    teresa paolucci

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    its a muffin recipe
     
  6. petemccracken

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    Coconuts go with
    • Apricots
    • Bananas
    • Chocolate
    • Custard
    • Tropical fruits (lime, mango, passion fruit, pineapple, etc.)
    • Nuts, especially Brazil, cashew, macadamias
    Lime, pretty much likewise

    Kiwifruit goes with
    • Apples
    • Bananas
    • Cucumbers
    • Honey
    • Kirsch
    • Lemon
    • Lime
    • Nuts, same as above
    • Oranges
    • Passion fruit
    • Proscuitto
    • Strawberries
    • Tamarillos
    The above from "Culinary Artistry", Andrew Dorneburg and Karen Page
     
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  7. chrisbelgium

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    This might interest both of you Teresa & Pete. A Belgian scientist has discovered how different food matches. You can read all about it on the website www.foodpairing.be but there's a fantastic search funtion included, well actually 2 functions. On one part you can search which food can replace another. And -most exciting part- what goes with a certain fooditem. You will notice the oddest combinations. I know a lot of high-end chefs check their sometimes very weird combinations on this website. A wellknown chocolatier has already made chocolates with oyster and another with .. grass!

    Mind you, not all food has been researched yet, but kiwi already is; check the charts on these pages!!

    What can replace? Search on Kiwi

    http://www.foodpairing.be/FoodInterchangeable.aspx?f=Kiwi

    (apple, avocado, guave, mango, oyster and 6 more)

    What fits well with? Search on Kiwi puree

    http://www.foodpairing.be/FoodPairable.aspx?f=Kiwi+puree
     
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