A giant windfall of choko

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That's a lot of chokos!
That’s a lot of chokos!

This is what 22kg of chokos look like, 56 fruit in total.

Two days ago, we had a day of very strong wind as a cold front went through. This dislodged the ripe fruit in our choko vine that had grown all the way up into the trees. A single vine, that is, and there’s still fruit on it!

I needed to get a left-over grain bag to collect them all, and a bunch of them had cracked when the landed on the convent driveway next door. No matter, we’re steaming the broken ones to feed to the chickens, which they love!

The rest we’re eating. Expect to see a bunch of choko recipes posted to the blog over the coming weeks… 😉

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3 thoughts on “A giant windfall of choko

    Emily Scott said:
    May 12, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    What do chokos taste like?

      James responded:
      May 12, 2016 at 3:39 pm

      Think of something that has the texture of a very crisp apple, with a bland taste not unlike potato. Best used to soak up other flavours 🙂

    Sauteed choko with tarragon « Lewisham House said:
    June 14, 2016 at 8:25 am

    […] posted earlier, we have a lot of choko, kilos worth. Thankfully we’ve discovered that it’s actually delightful, not the […]

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