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Lucuma (pronounced ‘Loo-Koo-Ma’) is a superfruit grown in Peru, Ecuador and Chile. It has been eaten throughout South America since about 200AD. It's usually ...

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Camu Camu or Myrciaria dubia is a sour cherry-size fruit that grows on small bushy trees on the banks of rivers in South America, particularly in Peru and ...

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Persimmons; what are these strange looking orange-tomatoes, well persimmon is the name given to a number of different species of highly similar fruits from the ...

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Apples are so common, they may be taken for granted (try making one!) but this mainstay of the fruit bowl may not have been getting the credit it deserves. Did ...

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One of the most popular berries, the raspberry is a nutrient-dense easy-to-pick-at fruit that not only has an amazingly sweet flavour, but also packs in a huge ...

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I love cooking! It’s a chance to unwind and get creative. Luckily for my friends and family, the human digestive system is an amazing thing and can deal with ...

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Tamarind is a sticky, fleshy, pulpy fruit with a sweet and tangy taste that grows within brown pods. It’s been a widely used spice-condiment staple in the ...

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Bitter melon, bitter gourd, karela, caraille, Momordica charantia; whatever you call this prickly-looking fruit, it’s useful to know about what it can do for ...

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Native to the ecoregion known as The Amazon Basin, Guarana (pron: g'wara-naa) is a climbing plant which produces a reddish brown fruit. The seeds from this ...

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Jackfruit is the world's biggest fruit to grow on an actual tree and can grow up to 3ft (1m) long and weigh up to 100lb (45kg)! Indigenous to the ...

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The fruit of the ficus tree, part of the mulberry (or moraceae) family, figs have a an amazing reputation when it comes to keeping you healthy. When cut open, ...

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With the showery spring now well established and summer approaching, you may be keen to incorporate some alternative fresh, new ingredients into your diet. ...

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The sharp and hairy appearance of the Malay-Indonesian and Southeast Asian originated Rambutan might make it look like an aggressive lychee imposter, but this ...

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Durian is an exotic fruit native to the Indonesian and Malaysian rainforests. The durian tree grows up to 50 metres high and typically starts bearing fruit ...

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A cross between the raspberry, dewberry, loganberry and the blackberry, they may have an unusual name but they possess some outstanding health benefits. They ...

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