Indian Jujube or Ber is a walnut-size fruit with a lemon yellow-light green peel that gradually turns maroonish-brown.
Avocado is a tropical fruit that is a powerhouse of nutrients and healthy fats. It is often known as a superfood and is used in a variety of dishes right from dips to starters. With globalization, it is now easily available in the local market.
“There’s nothing daft about breadfruit.”
– Mutiny on the Bounty ( 1962)
“Breadfruit. It is breadfruit !!”, was my reaction.
Around a month back, an old childhood friend messaged stating that there is a plant growing in her backyard and she wanted me to see it. Time flew by and I absolutely forgot about it. Suddenly one afternoon last week she again messaged me stating about it so I went to meet her.
The moment I saw it I couldn’t resist smiling. It was Breadfruit.Read More »All about the Breadfruit / Nirphanas: Origin, history, and usage.
Personally, I share a very love-hate relationship with Summer. It too hot and humid but then you also get all these amazing varieties of colorful fruits and vegetables.
Out of all those colorful fruits, today I am writing about a very interesting golden yellow wild berry called as Khirni or Rayan. Khirni is a small fruit about 1-1.5 cms long with a thin peel, little flesh and a seed in the center. It is sweet, slightly sour at times. It is said that it even acts as an appetizer and aphrodisiac.