Entries Tagged as 'heart'

Exploring Shapes: Hearts!

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Shapes, Willy Wonka

Dear Fruit, I know Valentine’s Day isn’t for another week, but I couldn’t wait. I heart you. You are a star! Yours always, Fruit Maven .. 1. Seckel Pears, 2. Rainier Cherries, 3. Blushing Gold Apples, 4. September Yummy Plums, 5. Dr. White Cherimoyas, 6. Satsuma Mandarins Exploring Fruit is a series where I explore […]

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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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Dr. White Cherimoya

December 15th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Cherimoya

If you start each day listening to Hearts on Fire and telling yourself you really are the greatest, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Heart shaped green fruit with smooth scales, big enough that I wanted to use two hands to lift it (maybe 4-5 inches across), beige flesh with big black […]

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Seckel Pear

December 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Pear

If you think the partridge is in the pear tree because he passionately loves pears, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Very small pear, only about two inches high and a bit tubby around the mid-section, bronze and ruby skin with white flesh AROMA Rating: Slightly grassy, fresh smell TEXTURE Rating: Tight […]

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Elephant Heart Plum

October 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Plum

If you are the kind of person who peels grapes and tells kids they are eyeballs right before you eat them, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Kind of ugly mottled brown on the outside, gorgeous heart shape with gory looking blood red flesh and juice AROMA Rating: Very faint grassy fragrance […]

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