Pomelos are very large citrus, somewhat like a grapefruit, with a lovely mild flavor and a very thick rind/pith. It is one of the oldest known citrus varieties. You'll find these big, beautiful citrus during the winter months at the farmers' market.
The skin, or rind, of the pomelo, can run from pale green to yellow, and the pith beneath the rind can be very thick. Depending on the variety, the segmented flesh may be pale yellow or pink. Perfect for adding a citrus splash to a salad without the bitterness.
Look for one that is heavy because this is an indication that the fruit will be fresh and juicy. Avoid pomelos with any obvious signs of rot or soft spots.
Pomelos can be stored at room temperature on the counter or in the refrigerator. The peeled segments can be stored for several days in the refrigerator before use.