The cashew nuts actually is a tree in the family Anacardiaceae that generates a seed that is harvested as the cashew nut. Its English name derives from the Portuguese name for the fruit of the cashew tree, caju, it is now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew apples and nuts. The cashew fruit or cashew apple is...
Apples are a potent source of antioxidants with polyphenols, flavonoids, and vitamin C. Therefore Apples are a good source of fiber, and potassium and there are only 47 calories in an average-sized apple. The undisclosed secret behind the antioxidant capacity of the apple is in its skin. The apple skin alone gives 2 to 6 times the antioxidant activity...
Apricots are native to the mountains of Asia and need freezing weather during their dormant period. Though quite a cold-hardy, they are happiest in long-summer areas in Zones 6 – 8, especially the west coast. Since they bloom very early in spring, they don’t thrive in areas such as New England where spring weather is erratic and can kill...
How to Grow Best Flavors and Sweet Carrots If you pull up a Queen Anne’s lace plant growing along the side of the road, you’ll find that its root is a little white carrot. This wild carrot is the species from which our modern hybrid carrots were developed. Indians ate the wild ones, and so can you. But for most...
Description Do you know, what is the Difference Between Turnips and Rutabagas? There is nothing in the garden quite as unromantic as a turnip unless perhaps it’s rutabaga. It is strongly flavored and good at storing root vegetables; they are rarely invited to sit at formal tables. But they are good earthy peasant food. Most people insist on a bowl...
The best reason to grow beets is to make homemade borscht. But you can also boil them and serve them with butter or one of those gooey sauces, you can pickle them, or you can eat the green tops in salads or as cooked vegetables. Beets can be savored from the first tops in spring to the last dug roots...
Lucuma “Gold of the Incas” is common in Peru mostly use in ice cream flavor and even trumping vanilla and chocolate is a super healthy fruit.
Lucuma is pronounced (loo-koo-mah) and is also known as the “Gold of the Incas” and is so common in Peru. This fruit is mostly used in ice cream flavors and even trumping vanilla and chocolate. Lucuma (Pouteria Lucuma) is a super healthy fruit that has been eaten by Peruvians since 200 A.D. But modern science is just now getting...
Fresh Pomegranate is very important to the human body. Below are the Top 10 Health Benefits of Fresh Pomegranate. I hope by reading these health benefits you should consider the importance of this fruit in your life.  Antioxidants – These help to wrangle the hoards of free radicals in your system. Free radicals have an uneven number of electrons...
Fruits are undeniably one of nature's most nutrient-rich foods. They contain an extensive variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that help good health and prevent disease. Despite the several benefits offered by fruits, they are highly perishable and don't have a longer shelf life, which in results a lot of wasted food and money. Since the chemical composition of...
Juicing Benefits
There are numerous health juicing benefits. How was it when I discovered juicing that I was floating from excitement? Despite being so natural, it was so drastically different from everything we knew about That made perfect sense, and I couldn't believe I had been able to access it all these years. Why didn't I learn about this sooner? What...
Papaya Shrinks Prostate Cancer Risk by 63 percent and that’s the benefit seen by men in this study. When they ate 390 grams of papaya per week that’s half a large papaya and carries just 200 calories. How does papaya provide such health benefits? It is an extremely rich source of the three anti-cancer super nutrients beta-carotene, lycopene, and...
Amorphophallus bulbifer is ripening a lot of fruit these years, at the UConn EEB greenhouses. Despite Amorphophallus Bulbifer appearance, and the fact that birds or some other animal disperser perhaps eats them. It’d probably be a bad idea for a person to sample these berries. Amorphophallus is an aroid (family Araceae), a group famous for being toxic to humans. In...
The creamy, crispy and crunchy cashew nuts are cherished for their succulent flavor. They are eaten as a snack, roasted, salted, and sugared.
The creamy, crispy, and crunchy cashew nuts are cherished for their succulent flavor. They are eaten as a snack, whether roasted, salted, sugared, or covered in chocolate, and are often used as a flavorful complement to appetizers, main dishes, and desserts. Slightly sweet in taste they are relished as the garnish in sweets and desserts. Along with almonds, they...
The Parsnip seeds are slow sprouting, the plants are slow growing, and he whole crop can take a good year to produce if you do it right.
Parsnip takes some patience. The seeds are slow sprouting, the plants are slow-growing, and the whole crop can take a good year to produce if you do it right. But they’re easy, pest-free, and well worth the wait. They look like white carrots but are fatter on top and skinnier on the bottom. The Parsnip's texture is somewhat potato-like,...
What is Sauerkraut and its Benefits as many people do not know about this?
What are Sauerkraut and its Benefits many people do not know about this? A genius must have thought of this wonderful way of preserving the goodness of cabbage for months on end. In traditional European sauerkraut, raw cabbage is finely shredded and layered in a stone crock, with sea salt and spices such as juniper berries; each layer is...
There are numerous Health Benefits of Bananas. This is the most well-liked fruit all over the world it occupies the major world trade. Bananas are a tropical plant that requires a warm subtropical climate for cultivation, it doesn’t need much effort for cultivation, and the most recommended soil for bananas is the mixture of sand and clay soil. The...
Blueberry is a wonderful plant. Not only do they live for decades and bear delicious fruits that need almost no care. But they also are beautiful in themselves, with white, bell-like flowers in spring and handsome oval leaves that turn orange-scarlet in fall. The berries are pretty, ripening slowly so that clusters are green, red, and blue all at once....
Fruits are an integral part of our life. Different fruits have numerous benefits to human life. Some fruits are really beneficial for the fat person who wants to reduce weight. Here're 10 Fruitful Foods That Burns Fat Fast.  Apples: Apples are rich in powerful antioxidants and other supplements. However; it contains Pectin which helps out to decrease the fat...
Well everyone must have some knowledge about Pomegranates. Which is a thick-skinned super seedy fruit, with a dazzling red hue which is now touted as a sensational fruit by scientific researchers? The beverage carries only the goodness of the fruit and doesn't have any preservatives or added colors. The mouth-watering pomegranate red pearls can be squashed to make a...
Tarragon is a hardy perennial that becomes a woody shrub, normally about three tall. Tarragon (Artemisia Dracunculus), is a species of perennial herb in the sunflower family.  It is widespread in the wild across much of Eurasia and North America. The plant is cultivated for culinary and medicinal purposes in many lands. It is long, slender, dark green leaves...
Harvesting Drying and Storage of Herbs The oils which give herbs their delightful aromas and flavors are volatile, i. e they’ll readily escape from leaves, stems, seeds, or other parts once these have been injured, and will then be further reduced by evaporation. Moreover, any cuts bruises, or other injuries to plants result in oxidation of the injured surface by...
Organically Grown Chinese Five Colors Hot Peppers
The Strange Satisfying Food Photos - The food presentation, or “plating” has long been a vital aspect of dining across many cultures. The dawn of the Instagram era has seemingly taken it to another level. So, in recent times, dining out can feel like a trip to a tourist landmark. Thus, dishes are wisely documented and curated for the...
That is a "Moon Melon" scientifically called Asidus. This lovely fruit grows in some parts of Japan, and it’s recognized for its strange blue color what you most likely don’t know about this fruit, is that it can switch flavors after you eat it, everything sour will taste sweet, and whole thing salty will taste bitter and it gives...
Lemons are packed with plentiful health-benefiting nutrients. The fruit is low in calories, only 29 calories per 100 grams, one of the lowest among the citrus group. Lemon contains no saturated fats or cholesterol but is wealthy in dietary fiber (7.36% of RDA). Its acidic taste is due to citric acid. Citric acid is present up to 8% in...
Japanese pastry-maker “Qu’il Fait Bon” captured the art of love and scent in a single, delicious treat. Their fruit tart is made with a sweet white strawberry called “Hatsukoi no Kaori”, which exactly translates to White Strawberry The Scent of First Love. After 20 years of research done by plant suppliers and fruit breeders in Japan. The first white strawberry...