Passion fruit, also known as granadilla, is a tropical fruit that is native to South America but is now widely cultivated in many other parts of the world. The fruit is typically small, round, or oval-shaped, and has a tough outer rind that is purple or yellow when ripe. The pulp inside the fruit is juicy and contains numerous small, black edible seeds.
Passion fruit is commonly used in a variety of culinary applications, including juices, cocktails, desserts, and sauces. It is also a popular flavoring for ice cream, yogurt, and other dairy products. The fruit is known for its tart, slightly sweet flavor, and distinctive aroma, which is often described as being floral and musky.
In addition to its culinary uses, passion fruit is also used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties, and may be useful in treating conditions such as asthma, coughs, and digestive disorders. However, more research is needed to fully understand the potential health benefits of passion fruit.