Weight Equivalents: Bae -Asian Pear

A lightly sweet crisp grainy pear grown in Korea, Japan, and China. Most often given as gifts or used (in blended or mashed form) as a sauce or marinade ingredient. Also used in desserts and salads. Available in season in most Korean Markets. Korean Pears should be firm with no bruising, cuts, … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Apples

DNA analysis indicates that apples originated in the mountains of what is now known as Kazakhstan. Ranging from sour “spitters” to sweet and delicious, apple varieties are grown around the world. Use a Food Scale when weighing to get an accurate weight. Apples should be firm with no bruising, cuts, or soft … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Watermelon

The watermelon probably originated in Southern Africa, then spread northward to the Valley of the Nile where it was cultivated for some time before again spreading to the north, east and west.. Watermelons are generally large, oval, and a mottled green color with red or pink flesh. Look for  fruit that is … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Honeydew

Honey Dew is a large round or oval melon with a smooth skin. Look for unblemished fruit that is firm, heavy for it’s size, and almost uniform in color. Honeydew Large 6″ to 7″ dia 1280g 45.2oz Small 5-1/4″ dia 1000g 35.3oz Wedge, Large 1/8 of 6″ to 7″ dia Melon 160g … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Casaba

Casaba is a large melon with a thick-ridged yellow skin. Look for unblemished fruit that is firm, heavy for it’s size, and almost uniform in color. Casaba Average Melon 1640g 57.8oz Wedge 1/8 Melon 205g 7.2oz Cup, cubes 170g 6oz