Excited to eat the dragon fruit yogurt? Or should I say a dragon fruit flavored yogurt. The latter is more correct cause there is no way the lactic acid bacteria would ferment the dragon fruit juice and puree.
It is a dragon fruit flavored yogurt given to me by a Food Technology thesis student. A session for color acceptability test. I am puzzled, there is a yogurt and a mini teaspoon in front of me. I need to eat it and rate color acceptability after. Why not conduct a full-blown sensory evaluation test? Stop! It is out of my concerns.
The dragon fruit variety used for this yogurt was red. A strong dark red which readily stains teeth, tongue, hands and clothing if the handler is not careful. It is like a McCormick liquid dye which can make a basin of water red with few drops. I am thinking why the yogurt color was pink. Maybe she added too little dragon fruit to plain yogurt. I never perceived any dragon fruit taste either, just a plain sour yogurt.
My color acceptability verdict – moderately acceptable.