Korean summer fruit Chamoe is called Korean melon overseas.
It is a fruit that can be eaten in the middle of summer in Korea, but now it is easy to buy at the mart from April.
It seems that Korea is the only country in the world that eats Chamoe.
It can be seen that countries that used to eat Chamoe are no longer growing Chamoe by melon.
Chamoe have lower sugar content than melons and have a crunchy texture.
This may be the reason why Chamoe has disappeared in other countries.
Chamoe sold at the mart in April
It contains about five, and the price is slightly over 10,000 won (around $10).
Although it is early April not summer, the price of Chamoe has risen a lot.
The external characteristic of Chamoe(Korean melon) is that it has stripes.
There is a red circular sticker, which is marked as a Chamoe grown in Seongju.
Seongju is famous for Chamoe in Korea, and Seongju Chamoe tastes the best.
Peel and cut in half as shown in the picture above.
There are many small seeds, and sometimes people don’t like them because of them. But the placenta with seeds is the sweetest and most abundant in folic acid.
so It is recommended to eat it with seeds.
Chamoe – Korean melon
Koreans hydrate themselves with Chamoe rather than watermelons in the middle of summer.
Watermelon is good, but Chamoe have a cheap advantage.
And Chamoe are low in calories and give you a sense of fullness.
In the hot summer, Koreans used to eat Chamoe instead of meal.
If you visit Korea in summer, I recommend you to try Chamoe.
It can be easily purchased at the mart and sold at convenience stores.
Rather than eating it right after purchasing, it is recommended to keep it in the refrigerator and eat it cool.
It’s not sweeter than melon, but it’s crispy and cool.