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They grow in most places in Italy and were long used only for their juice and to flavour liqueurs (like vermouth). Lately they are finding their way into recipes—for salads, risottos, even pasta and meat dishes.

Sometimes spelled melagrano.

Fruits & Nuts

Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

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