Tamarind
Tamarind

Tamarindus indica This month’s featured fruit is one of the most widely used in the world.  Tamarind is thought to originate in Tropical Africa, but has been used and transported around the world for so long, that many places claim it as their...

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Jaboticaba
Jaboticaba

One of the most popular fruit producing trees in Brazil (and the Fruit & Spice Park) is the Jaboticaba, Myrciaria cauliflora. Jaboticaba fruits are round, dark colored fruits that look and taste a lot like grapes but with a tough, thick skin...

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Sapodilla
Sapodilla

Sapodilla… Nispero… Chico… Naseberry…Ciku. All these names identify the same delicious fruit from Central America, Manilkara zapota. In the United States, this fruit is known as Sapodilla, and it is related to Mamey Sapote, Green Sapote...

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Canistel Pie
Canistel Pie

Tropical Fruit Recipes, Rare and Exotic Fruits, Rare Fruit Council International, Miami, FL Mix together and set aside. 7/8 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. ground ginger ½ tsp. salt   Mix together: 1 ½ cup mashed canistel pulp...

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Canistel
Canistel

November is the time when you can really sense that winter and our dry season is on its way. The sun is lower in the sky, the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and the hot, rainy days of the wet season are in the past. All...

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