Isolated figs on a white background

The Nutritional Benefits Of Figs

June 4, 2020 smitsa 0

Figs are nutritionally rich in many compounds especially flavonoids and polyphenols. These are responsible for strong antioxidant properties that help prevent various of oxidative stress-related […]

Feijoa flowers are beautiful.

Feijoa – Lush !

April 7, 2020 smitsa 0

The flavour of the Feijoa fruit has been hailed as pure heaven — I have no attributable sources to this comment, save I heard it from buyers at […]

Raw cassava (lat. manihot esculenta) on wood with green background (selective focus, focus on the front)

The Health Benefits Of Cassava

January 10, 2020 smitsa 1

Cassava tubers (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) provide an important food source. They are especially rich in carbohydrate and thus calories in Africa, parts of the Far […]

Dragonfruit cut in half to show the white pulp with black seeds.

Pitaya (Dragonfruit)

January 9, 2020 smitsa 0

The red pitaya or pitahaya (Family: Cactaceae) also known as the dragonfruit, or pittaberry is an attractive deep red fruit which unusually comes from a […]

Clementine, citrus fruit

The Clementine

November 13, 2019 smitsa 0

The clementine is one of several citrus species of the mandarin variety. It is the result of a cross between the Havana mandarin and a […]

Rata fruit, related to mangosteen

The Rata Fruit

November 13, 2019 smitsa 0

A number of fruits from the Garcinia genus are in commercial cultivation and now widely available. However you might not be so familiar with the […]