1. CraigC

    Mirliton (Chayote)

    In Louisiana chayote squash are called mirliton. If you use these squash, what are some of the dishes you make? The seed is edible. We love to remove the flesh and stuff them with crawfish etouffee or spicy rice like jambalaya or make corn and mirliton maque choux as a side dish.
  2. SatNavSaysStraightOn


    Choko I have to confess it's a new one on me. It seems that both the fruit and the tuber can be eaten. It is alternatively known as Chayote, and is a member of the cucumber, squash and melon family. Its tuberous and edible root is modem as chinchayote or chayotextle in Mexico and ichintal or...
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