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Where can I buy passion fruit in San Diego?

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Looking for passion fruit in San Diego. Even passion fruit puree or juice would work to make the sauce for a special dessert. Any ideas?

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  1. I have seen it at Wholefoods, Ralphs, Lucky Seafood, Jimbos etc.

    1. Add Northgate to the list, I've seen passion fruit there as well

      1. we have seen them for $6.00 - $7.00 a pound at the Solana Beach farmers market last sunday

        1. What's the best way you have found to juice these things? I love the flavor, but there isn't much juice in each fruit - I'm wondering about the most efficient way to get it out.

          Totally aside - Trader Joes sells a fantastic Passionfruit sorbet, if you want the flavor without the hassle!

          1. I'm sure I've seen it at Specialty Produce in the Morena/USD area. Though they cater to the food service industry, they also will sell directly to consumers. In fact you don't even have to buy a whole flat of produce like I had originally thought. Just pick out what you want out of their huge walk-ins and they'll ring you right up.

            It's fun to go through their walk-ins and see for yourself large quantities of otherwise hard-to-find or exotic ingredients.

            1. There is a vendor at the OB Farmer's Marke (every Wednesday) that sells passion fruit in season. He is really generous and usually throws in extras. Extracting the juice is another thing. You don't get much out out of them, but I'd use a strainer and extract what you can out of the pulp.