Tag: Fruit

Date – Subtropics Favourite Fruit.
Food

Date – Subtropics Favourite Fruit.

According to researchers and archeologists the date palm (phoenix dactylifera) originated in North Africa and spread east to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran and beyond. Today, most date palms grow in North African oases and reach a height of 15 – 25 meters for ease in harvesting. There are several date […]

Pomegranate – The Fruit of Fertility and Abundance.
Food

Pomegranate – The Fruit of Fertility and Abundance.

Pomegranate Many Middle Eastern cultures regard pomegranate as a symbol of fertility and abundance. Each unit of this unique fruit has exactly 840 fruit kernels varying on colour from whitish red to bright red. The origins of pomegranate have been traced to the Himalayas, and from there it wandered slowly […]

Fruit Wines.
Wine

Fruit Wines.

Fruit Wines When people discuss wine, most, if not all, think about grape wine. Yet most fruits and a few vegetables including herbs can yield interesting, intriguing, and occasionally, even surprisingly appealing wines. Many countries produce fruit wines; Denmark, the United Kingdom, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Canada, […]

Book review: Fruit – Edible, Inedible, Incredible.
Book Reviews

Book review: Fruit – Edible, Inedible, Incredible.

Ordinary consumers know little about fruits, except to make purchasing decisions in grocery stress. Yet, there is a lot to know about fruits. The more you know any consumable, the more you appreciate it. Wolfgang Stuppy Ph.D. (comparative seed morphology and anatomy) and Robe Kesseler, professor, (Central St. martin’s College […]