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Banana
The fruit of the banana tree, originating in India and grown in tropical climates particularly in the West Indies, Africa and South America. There are two major types of banana, the fruit More…
Barbary Fig
The fruit of the prickly pear cactus. Pinkish-yellow in color and usually covered in tiny, sharp hairs which can be very irritating to the skin. The flesh is sweet and with seedy, these can More…
Barcelona nut
Grows in Europe especially in Spain, and in Asia and America, and have been eaten since the Bronze Age. Cultivated hazelnuts derive from the cob which grows wild in Britain. The filbert More…
Bergamot
(BUHR-gah-mot) This is a small acidic orange(Citrus Family), used mostly for its peel. The bergamot (Citrus aurantium ssp. bergamia) is a small and roughly pear-shaped fragrant citrus More…
Black Sapote
Black Sapote is not a Sapote at all. It is also called Chocolate Pudding Fruit or Black Persimmon and is indeed part of the persimmon family. It has green skin like the white sapote, but More…
Blackberry
It looks like a black raspberry and has a juicy texture, with many seeds, and a fragrant delicate flavour. Similar to dewberries that grow in less prickly bushes and have a blue bloom like More…
Blackcurrant
A close relative of the redcurrant, it grows well in north Europe and Asia. Small shiny black berries which have an intense flavour, but too sour to eat raw. Perfect sweetened and stewed, More…
Blueberry
small blue-black berries native fruit to Northern America. they have a sweet, mildly spicy flavour and can be eaten raw orare good in fruit salads or with cheeses. They are good to use More…
Bramble
Looks like a black raspberry and has a juicy texture, with many seeds, and a fragrant delicate flavour. Similar to dewberries which grow in less prickly bushes and have a blue bloom like More…
Brazil Nut
It is the seed of a giant tree that grows wild in the tropical South American jungle. The nuts grow packed together like the segments of an orange inside a large, spherical woody fruit. The More…
Breadfruit
Breadfruit tastes and looks like bread if cut open before it has a chance to ripen. It is a melon and is more like a mango consistency once ripe. Its a nutritious starchy More…
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