Wow what an amazing fruit. One of natures treasures. Fruits from mid Summer, about late January in Tauranga, through till early April. The most simple vine to grow.

  • plant, seed or seedlings
  • run up a trellis, fence or tree for support
  •  forget
  • then harvest off the ground

passionfruit vine

The harvest is the most delicious, semi sweet seed that has a very pleasant textural crunch to it. Scoop out the seed pulp

  • pour over Muesli or breakfast cereal
  • have with good vanilla ice cream
  • add to cheesecake  mixture
  • set into a  good parfait recipe
  • fold into yogurt and serve with shortbread biscuits
  • mix into lemon curd and have with meringues

passionfruit opened

Or add to this recipe to create healthy, nutritious raw treat

Raw coconut  and passionfruit treat

  • 70gm shredded coconut
  • 20gm honey
  • 30ml olive oil or cocnut oil
  • 80gm passion fruit pulp
  • 50gm almond powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla paste
  • Pinch of sea salt

Combine all together. Press into moulds. Chill to set, turn out and serve.


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