Growing Choko/Chayote, also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton

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06 Apr 12 peter (Australia - temperate climate)
when u peel chokos, they leave a gluey green mucus on ur hands that is hard to remove. my chef father taught me this tip---- before peeling, cut the top and bottom off (much like you would cut the top off a carrot) to expose the flesh beneath, and soak in warm water for a few minutes, u can see that stuff come out from the cut. then u can peel in peace
03 May 12 (Australia - temperate climate)
Wear gloves before you peel the skin - that will solve the problem and no wasting of the flesh! :)
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