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jackfruit

jackfruit

Largest fruit in the world... can weigh up to 80 lbs! It looks looks like a giant dinosaur egg with short, thorny spines on it, up to 3 ft long! (1m) The orange flesh is sweet and tart, like a cross between a mango and peach. High in fiber. Seeds edible also. Actually related to mulberries somehow. High in vitamin C for virus and bacteria protection, white blood cell support, rich in phytonutrients, lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have anti-cancer and anti-aging properties. Anti-ulcer properties, helps constipation, cleaning colon. Used for healthy eyes,(macular degeneration, night blindness), skin, energy, heart support, blood pressure, asthma, bones, osteoporosis, anemia, thyroid, hormone production. Used as meat replacement (main course) by many.
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Taking the limelight at the event was techie-turned entrepreneur James Joseph who gave up lucrative careers with Microsoft, 3M and Ford, to chase his own dream of promoting the jackfruit.
Traditionally made with raw ahi tuna, this plant-based poke is made with green jackfruit that's cooked and marinated in bright and lively seasonings.
Table 1 gives the nutritive values of rice, wheat, potato, tapioca, yam, sweet potato and jackfruit which can be consumed by any one as staple food.
It turns out that jackfruit (national fruit of Bangladesh) is a large tropical fruit with fibrous flesh that has a delicate flavour of its own and is good at absorbing others.
The fruits resemble Indian Maize and develop in a sheath; as they ripen they exude an aroma of Jackfruit but because the sheath contains Calcium Oxalates in the form of needle like crystals (Raphides) that will lodge in the throat and gums it remains inedible until the scaly covering dries and falls away.
of land with 83,350 trees only-involved the planting of the forest trees Benguet pine, kupang, narra, gmelina, teak, ipil-ipil, and antsoan dilau; the medicinal trees eucalyptus and dapdap; the fruit-bearing trees avocado, bugnay (local wild berry), jackfruit, and guava; the tropical flowering plants bougainvillea, calliandra, and coffee; and vetiver, a bunchgrass used to prevent soil erosion.
For lunch time, a bbq jackfruit wrap is joining the party - the vegan alternative to pulled pork.
More than 260,000 seedlings of cacao, corn, sweet potato, jackfruit and other vegetables as well as fertilizers were handed to farmers, local government units and schools to fulfill the food security agenda.
The Welch yard contains mango, lychee, avocado, dragon fruit, jackfruit, grapes, ice cream bean, Barbados cherry, passion fruit, coconut, sugar apple, jaboticaba, miracle fruit, sapodilla, pomegranate, sugar cane, Jamaican cherry, cinnamon, cinnamon apple, peanut butter fruit, blackberry jam fruit, figs, guava, mulberries, blackberries and raspberries.
Robin also offers recipes focusing on vegetables such as Mushroom Stroganoff, Pulled Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches, and Eggplant Paprikash.
They continue to flock to the jail to meet their leader carrying jackfruit, spinach, bottle gourd, bitter gourd, drumstick and pulses grown without fertilizers to let him cook and enjoy good health within the four walls.
Gomez and I found our way to an organic spice garden in Thekkady where Thomas Puttampurakkal, a retired Kerala police officer in his 80s, tends to pepper vines that twist around jackfruit and nutmeg trees growing in what seems to be an agricultural system with no real pattern or structure.