Casaba Melon

Native to Asia minor, the round, wrinkly yellow Casaba melons were exported from the city of Kasaba, Turkey in the late 19th century. Hence the name Casaba. It is mildly sweet with a cucumber-like flavor and pale green flesh. Casaba melons are a great snack and a wonderful additon to salads, stews and curries. Melons are very high in silicon, especially if eaten right down to the rind. When we discard watermelon rind, we are missing one of its greatest elements. To obtain the gland and blood-building chlorophyll, run the rind through a liquifier or juicer. During the melon season, we should..

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