The melon possesses flavors both tangy and mildly sweet. Its aromatics linger with nuances of banana and pineapple and a slightly musky finish.
Canary melons are a good supply of vitamins A and C, and they pair well with citrus, ginger, honey and other more flavorful melons. Use Canary melons in fresh preparations such as cold soups and salads. The mellow sweetness and slight tart flavors are enhanced with herbs such as basil, mint, cilantro as well as hot chiles and nuts