Category: Strawberry Guava

Strawberry Guava (Psidium cattleianum)

Strawberry Guava originates from southeastern Brazil and northeastern Uruguay. It is labeled as the most problematic invasive species in Hawai’i, with over 350,000 acres occupied. Known as waiawī in Hawaiian, the fruits are prized for their taste and powerful antioxidants. The leaves are also rich in aromatic compounds, making this plant potent as an anti-inflammatory …

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Strawberry Guava Juice

INTRODUCTION When we forage Strawberry Guava, we know we need to use them within 24 hours or risk losing some of the fruit. We eat a lot fresh, freeze some, and use what’s left in recipes. We like to sort them into “grades” – the Grade A fruit is usually used for Strawberry Guava Shrub. …

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Strawberry Guava Shrub

INTRODUCTION Shrub is a syrup made from fruit and preserved with vinegar.  It’s refreshing mixed with water or in a cocktail and it brightens dressings, sauces, and marinades. INGREDIENTS Strawberry Guava fruit sugar apple cider vinegar STEP 1 Weigh the fruit.  For every one pound of fruit, use 3/4 cup of sugar and 3/4 cup  …

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