|| Guava and Feijoa
Tropical fruit having a light
yellow or green skin and white, pink or dark-red edible flesh.
Guavas are apple- or pear shaped.
The Guava tree can grow up to
12 cm. long;
Guava tastes like a combination
of pear and strawberry;
The seeds of guavas are edible;
The feijoa is the guava's brother.
It is green and more elongated.
A specific type of Feijoa is the pineapple guava.
Are tropical fruit so do not keep
them in the refrigerator (see bananas).
Guavas and feijoas can be kept for a few days on a fruit bowl at room temperature.
Are a big type of berry.
Do not peel guavas because the
edible rind contains a lot of vitamin C (five times more than an orange).
The major producers of guava in
the world are India, Brazil, and Mexico.
Are great thirst quenchers and
contain very much vitamin C. and much iron.
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the "best" fruit
Is a member
of the cucumber family and not of the kiwi family.
an oval melon with horns and is very decorative.
riped orange, the kiwano tastes like a mix oflemon and banana.
It is a
tropical fruit so it cannot be stored in the refrigerator.
fruits with a thin brown skin, soft green flesh and black seeds.
originally from China and were improved in New Zealand
Kiwis contain a protein-splitting enzyme. Other fruit that contains this enzyme are fresh papaya, pineapple and babaco. This substance makes the fruit easy to digest and fried together with meat it makes it more tender. If you put this fruit in dairy products it will make them watery. If the fruit is cooked like all canned and other processed fruit this enzyme is no longer active.
a subtropical and not a tropical fruit. Therefore it is best to store them
in the fridge.
them ripe faster you can keep them in a closed plastic bag together with
an apple, pear or banana. These fruits excrete ethylene gas which fastens
the riping of kiwis and avocadoes.
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coloured fleshy fruit.
to 6 kg. a fruit.
can be eaten as a vegetable but ripe fruits always contain more vitamins
Papayas contain a protein-splitting enzyme. Other fruit that contains this enzyme are fresh kiwi, pineapple and babaco. This substance makes the fruit easy to digest and fried together with meat it makes it more tender. If you put this fruit in dairy products it will make them watery. If the fruit is cooked like all canned and other processed fruit this enzyme is no longer active.
vitamin B, C. and iron.
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of certain types of passion-flower.
Can be purple
Has a tranquilizing
effect on your body. Eat them before you go to sleep and you will dream
store them for a few days in the refrigerator. Passion fruits are mostly
sold when they are ripe.
much vitamin B, C and much iron.
Thick-skinned round fruit which,
when ripe, has a reddish centre full of large juicy seeds.
This fruit is sold yellow-red
and is ripe when it is red-brown.
You can keep it several weeks
at room-temperature or in the refrigerator.
Watch out for stains, they are
hard to remove.
Grenadine is made out of pomegranates.
The most delicious type of pomegranate
comes from Iraq.
Contains much vitamin C, B and
- Fruits - Tropical
Fruit - More
than 15 seeded fruit