I gave my young daughter her first taste of paraguayo this morning and the look on her face said it all. Juicy, sweet and with an irresistible perfume, this delectable peach variety is grown almost exclusively in Spain (mostly in Murcia), with the majority of the crop exported to satisfy an ever-growing demand.
With the beginning of summer fruit season upon us, I am now looking forward to her trying other Spanish delights like peaches, apricots, nectarines, watermelon, cherries and plums. No matter how much I love these fruits, they are all made that much more delicious when reflected on the face of my tiny gastronome.
Whether your fancy leans more towards summer stone fruits like peaches, nectarines, platerinas and paraguayos; or things like melons and strawberries, the other wonderful thing about Spanish summer fruit is that there’s something for everyone!