Entries Tagged as 'mandarin'

Clementine Cuties + the sweetest Christmas poem you’ll read this year

December 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, orange

I have mentioned this briefly before, but when I was a little girl Santa always brought a nice plump orange to fill the toe of my stocking. Since then, I have heard repeatedly that people receive a clementine and when I saw these Cuties at the store, I had to pick them up. Even though [...]

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Shasta Tangerine

March 11th, 2010 · 2 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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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 · 2 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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Satsuma

January 22nd, 2010 · 9 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, orange

If you are the kind of person always trying to get your latte foam to look like a heart or a monkey or whatever, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Squatty orange fruit with loose, slightly bumpy skin, bright orange flesh and no seeds. AROMA Rating: Sweet and fresh tangerine scent with [...]

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Mandarinquat

January 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Citrus, Kumquat, mandarin

If you avoid citrus because you hate peeling them and getting that yellow stain under your fingernails that makes you look like you have a fungus, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Lovely, oval shaped fruit with a nobby, tipped end. Bright, juicy, orange flesh with lots and lots of seeds. AROMA [...]

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Rangpur Lime

January 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Citrus, Lemon, Lime, mandarin

If your favorite part of Scooby Doo was when the villain would be unmasked to be the kooky neighbor lady, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Looks identical to a tangerine – inside and out. AROMA Rating: Strong, floral and perfumy lime fragrance. Almost as complicated as the Kaffir lime. TEXTURE Rating: [...]

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Kishu Mandarin

January 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, orange, Tangerine

If you are interested in the latest toe nibbling pedicure treatment and wanted to try it yourself, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Extremely small, squatty, orange tangerine; a little bigger than a walnut; orange. mostly seedless flesh (I have found a single seed here and there). AROMA Rating: Strong, citrusy and acidic. [...]

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