Entries Tagged as 'Fig'

Christmas Fig

December 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Fig

If you happen to be the person I accidentally elbowed at the farmer’s market while yelling “OMG! Are those Christmas Figs?” and barreling my way to the table, 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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Brown Turkey Fig

November 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Fig

If you like your steak cooked to medium, your favorite ice cream is vanilla, and you always wear jeans and a plain t-shirt, then this the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Dark brown, blending to green, nice bright red center pulp. AROMA Rating: Mild and grassy. TEXTURE Rating: Thready, soft, and a little mealy. TASTE [...]

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Panache Fig

November 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Fig

If you are a bourgeois metro kind of guy who uses words like “incroyable”, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Yellow and green variegated stripes – like a pear shaped kindergarten zebra OR if you turn it upside down, a totally cool hot air balloon. Dark raspberry pulp. AROMA Rating: Lovely strong [...]

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Osborn Prolific Fig

September 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments · Fig

If you are the kind of person who eats things like spirulina, brewer’s yeast or liver, because you like it and not because you have to for some reason, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Greenish brown skin, squatty, pale pink inside AROMA Rating: Smells like a vegetable TEXTURE Rating: Soft, some [...]

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