Kiwifruits, also known as kiwis, are native to Southern China but are now grown around the world with a fresh fruity flavor that’s a cross between bananas, strawberries and pineapple. Kiwifruits are rich in vitamins A, C and E, and their black seeds, when crushed or chewed, are an excellent source of beneficial Omega-3 fatty acids.
Ripe kiwis are slightly tender to the touch. Usually, though, the fruit comes to market under-ripe and very firm. The picture book directions directions you can get by clicking any picture on this page show both how to ripen kiwis at home as quickly as possible (though that can take days or sometimes more than a week) and how to prepare ripe kiwis by either cutting them in half and scooping out the fruit with with a spoon or peeling, slicing, chopping them into bite-sized pieces.
Here are all you need to ripen and prepare kiwis.
As mentioned above, click any picture on this page for step-by-step directions.