We have sprawling chiverre vines on the property ... they are invasive and remind me of cucumber plants. They are strong and are happy to climb trees, too.
Gorgeous yellow flowers bloom and attract pollinating bees
The chiverre fruit looks a lot like a watermelon. They're huge (this one is approximately 45 cm (18 inches) long. It's hanging from a tree. Chiverre is very popular during Holy Week in March/April. It's unusual to see them this large so early in the season. We're not really sure what to do with them (we have a few). Preparing it is time consuming and complicated. It's not really something I care to master. We might give it to Clara to cook and she can share some with us.
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