Entries Tagged as 'Citrus'

Yuzu

December 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Citrus, cocktail

The Yuzu has been the darling of the high end culinary world for quite some time, so I’m not exactly sure why one hasn’t crossed my path before now. What I am sure of, is that I regret it. I should have gotten my hands on these years ago. For one thing, I’m working on […]

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Sky Valley Heirloom Navel Orange

March 24th, 2010 · 12 Comments · Citrus, orange

If you think I haven’t been posting enough lately and that I have lost my love of fruit (you are wrong) and…this is the fruit for you! As I mentioned when I talked about the ever-so-lovely Shasta Tangerine, March fruit just isn’t inspiring me. So please don’t dismay, I haven’t abandoned the blog, but it […]

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Shasta Tangerine

March 11th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, Tangerine

If you think getting through winter is like tromping through the Sahara Desert with no food or water,¬†then this is the fruit for you! It is March – just about the saddest month for fruit EVER. I am completely bored of citrus and the spring berries aren’t quite ready. By summer I will be swimming […]

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10 Ways to Cook with a Tangerine

February 27th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, Maven, orange, recipe, tangelo, Tangerine

I am seriously in love with tangerines. I know they are all actually mandarins, but for some reason using that word seems pretentious to me, somewhat akin to¬†appositely using the word “apposite” in a sentence outside of language arts class. Anyway, I grew up calling them all tangerines and so it will be. As it […]

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10 Ways to Cook With a Lime

February 15th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Citrus, Lime, Maven, recipe

In my world, where I am regularly tasting fruit I’ve never seen before and may or may not know how to pronounce (I’m talking to you Carambola and Rambutan), sometimes I can get bored with the simple pleasures that are easy to access. Limes are one of those basic fruits that I tend to take […]

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Bearss Lime

February 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Citrus, Lime

If you are the kind of person who ends an insult war with “bounces off me and sticks to you…”, then this is the fruit for you!

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Sexy Fruit for Valentine’s Day

February 12th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Apple, Banana, Cherimoya, Citrus, Fig, Mangosteen, Maven, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Pear, Plum, Pomegranate, Tangerine

There is something sexy, enticing and adventurous about fruit. In some ways trying a new fruit is like falling in love. It requires abandon and risk. You have to search for it and once found, you have to be patient and careful so you don’t bruise or damage the beautiful nectar inside. Sometimes it works […]

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Ugli Fruit (Tangelo)

February 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Citrus, tangelo

If you cried when you found out Ugly Betty was canceled because she seems more like a kindred spirit than a caricature, then this is the fruit for you!

This is definitely the ugly duckling of the citrus world. Its soft, smooth …

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Two-quat-tini

February 2nd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Citrus, cocktail, Lime, mandarin, recipe, Tangerine

If you tend to use phrases like “liquid lunch” or “sandwich in a glass” to justify your binge drinking, then this is the post for you! You might think that here at Chez Fruit Maven (oh yes – I will lamely use the word “chez” if I want to) it’s all about healthy living and […]

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Page Tangerine (Mandarin)

January 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, Tangerine

If you pile on the ridiculous, over-the-top, excessive, extraneous, magniloquent use of adjectives when you are excited about something, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Standard tangerine looks – orange skin, orange flesh, no seeds. AROMA Rating: Strong, lovely and sweet tangerine. TEXTURE Rating: Amazingly soft, running all over my shirt dripping […]

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