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Ugli Fruit

A native Jamaican member of the tangelo group of citrus fruit, whose parentage is the mandarin and the grapefruit. At home, its name is more kindly pronounced ‘oo–gli’. It resembles a misshapen grapefruit with thick, baggy skin, which contains a fragrant, juicy and acid–sweet flesh. Treat as a grapefruit or orange—peel and eat in segments or use in compotes, sorbets (pictured) or ice creams.