Tag: fruit

Barbados gooseberry, also known as “Ora pro nobis” in Portuguese (which translates as, “Pray for us”), from the cactus family come all the way from Brazil in ...

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Ooom is named after the Primordial Word "OM", which in ancient Hindu traditions is said to express perfect harmony, and carrying the Universal vibration ...

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Every household should have a fruit bowl. Whether it stands with pride, overflowing with an abundance of rainbow colours and shapes with a bit of panache, or ...

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Haritaki or Terminalia chebula is a tree that grows in the forests of India, south east Asia, Nepal, and south west China. Its dried, bitter super fruits have ...

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Monk fruit or luo han guo (Siraitia grosvenorii) is a small green melon native to Southern China and Northern Thailand. It was apparently used by 13th-century ...

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The peach (Prunus Persica) tree is originally native to the Northwest of China. It gained its name ‘Persica’ after being widely cultivated in Persia (today’s ...

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Dates are the flowered fruit from the Arecaceae family of palm trees. Dates come with a great variety of colours, textures and sweetness to them. The Medjool ...

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Mulberries are now identified as being a 'superfood'. They are small sweet fruits, which grow from the Morus Alba Tree. Mulberries come in different colours ...

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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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