With their glossy, leathery skin containing hundreds of seeds that sparkle in bright pinkish-red pulp and juice, there's something very festive about pomegranates. Their attractive appearance and fragrant sweet-sharp juice adds excitement to both sweet and savoury dishes.
The pomegranate is native to Iran where it still grows. Now is the time to buy pomegranate. Though some varieties are harvested in late summer, the Wonderful variety is in season from October through January.