A huge lemon in my garden what is the English name

A huge lemon in my garden what is the English name In our language we call GANAPATHY NARANGA but this is not pommelo

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boulangere April 27, 2011
I've had the same experience with uglifruit, susan g. Much more grapefruity. I have enjoyed every slice of this lovely, international thread.
 
susan G. April 27, 2011
Ugli fruit is a Jamaican tangelo, a hybrid of grapefruit, orange and tangerine. Found it on Wikipedia. It's a trademarked name (www.ugli.com/), and was found growing wild in Jamaica. The ones I've had look like grapefruits inside and are quite sour.
 
Panfusine April 27, 2011
Its is definitely citron (they call it kdaaranja in Tamil if I'm not mistaken, Pauljoseph, may be you can correct me if I'm wrong)
...there's a similar looking fruit I've seen here in the grocery store, its called an 'uglifruit!, yet to buy & sample one since the specimens there were kinda wilted!
 
pauljoseph April 27, 2011
Oh naranja in malayalam(our language) mean lime or lemon
 
nogaga April 27, 2011
I'd be very happy to meet you in person! Just let me know.

Maybe we can have a little foreigners Food52 party.

Where are you located?
 
nogaga April 27, 2011
I am in Jerusalem, Israel, and it is pretty mild and warm :)

Have you noticed, by the way, that in the name you use for citron, Ganapathy Naranga, is hidden the Spanish word for orange, "naranja"? Pretty cool, eh?
 
pauljoseph April 27, 2011
nogaga I saw your profile you are from Jerusalem we are coming to Israel may be on November to see the holy land where Jesus crucified may be we can meet there
 
pauljoseph April 27, 2011
Yes I can see the sprouts nogaga which part of US are you from Is there hot or cold
 
nogaga April 27, 2011
That must be absolutely delicious! Lucky people who get your plum pudding!

By the way, inpiried by your beautiful coffee plants, I have started sprouting a few beans :) Can you see the first few sprouts in the picture? I will keep you posted!
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pauljoseph April 27, 2011
Yes nogaga we caramelize and use for our Xmas plum puddings
 
nogaga April 27, 2011
This is definitely a citron! Its huge, sort of deformed-looking, has a very floral aroma and lots of pith inside. The scent is almost majical. It's caramelized rinds are a real delicacy!
 
hardlikearmour April 27, 2011
I think it's a citron, though I don't know which one.
 
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