Fruit Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Apples (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others understand about fruit? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe durian debacle explainedThe deadly secret of the humble grapefruit – BBCA Trick for Storing Berries to Keep ‘Em Fresher, Longer – Food 52Pawpaws: America’s Best Secret Fruit – …


Photo: Ron Mader, Apricots (Some rights reserved) Apricot = a juicy, soft fruit, resembling a small peach, of an orange-yellow color HeadlinesOn the Etymology of the Word Apricot Embedded Tweets WikipediaApricot


Photo: Ron Mader, Buddha’s Hand Lemons (Some rights reserved) Fruit = the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food Celebrations Fruit


Photo: Lucia’s tomatoes (Oaxaca) Tomato = a glossy red, or occasionally yellow, pulpy edible fruit that is typically eaten as a vegetable or in salad EtymologyThe Náhuatl word tomatl gave rise to the Spanish word tomate, from which the English word tomato derived. Elsewhere on the WebWild Boar FarmsHow to peel tomatoes – All Recipes …


Image: Boston Public Library, Coachella Valley Postcard Date palms (Phoenix dactylifera) of western Asia and northern Africa are cultivated around the world. The trees bear clusters of fruit. China RanchChina Ranch Date Farm – Facebook – Flickr Album More Date FarmsShields Date Garden Elsewhere on the Web Photos WikipediaDate palm


Photo: Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis) (Some rights reserved) Lemon: The lemon is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily Northeastern India Photos WikipediaLemonBuddha’s HandLimoncello