Thursday, June 14, 2007
'Il-Bajtar tax-Xewk' - Prickly Pears
Prickly Pear trees are known all over the world in hot countries. We have them here too, I love the fruit they make. As you can see at the moment they only have the flower but later in the summer it will become fruit, yummy! To cut them off the tree one has to either do it very early in the morning or late in the evening when the sun is not there. The reason for this is because of the prickles. One has to wear gloves then to slice the outer skin and get the fruit. I like to put them in the fridge and eat them cold as snacks mmmmmm!!