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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.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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"Jackfruit showcases how exciting and creative a plant-based lifestyle can be.
'We are now making efforts to ensure that a number of other fruits like honey jackfruit as well as swiftlet nests which are still under discussion, can be exported too,' he told reporters after officiating at the Johor Agriculture Expo and Meet-Customers Day at Dataran Pontian, here, today.
It's a deep fried nugget of jackfruit with a sugar cane stick running through it like a bone, so you can pick it up at both ends and have at it with your teeth.
Durian seeds are small, round to oval shape kernels and appear like that of jackfruit seeds.
Stir the salsa into the drained jackfruit with the kidney beans and chopped coriander and spoon over the tortilla chips.
"Now you can go into Sainsbury's and buy banana blossom, whereas before you'd walk in and barely find jackfruit and now jackfruit's a staple."
The hardest part of this recipe, depending on where you live, might be finding the jackfruit in the first place.
The four-day promotion which is being held at all LuLu stores across Qatar, "features good offers on a freshly imported selection of jackfruits", LuLu has said in a statement.
Savanello predicts that passion fruit, lychees, rambutan, jackfruit and soursop will become as commonplace as mango and papaya, with yellow dragon fruit specifically growing given its sweet floral flavor and crunchy, edible seeds.
I didn't want chips, but instead tried two vegan starters -- Vegetable Seekh Kebabs and Tandoori Mushroom Amritsari -- and a vegan main, Kathal Lazeez, described as a "North Indian-style jackfruit curry that will surprise the meat eaters".
Jackfruit (Artoc[alpha]rpus heterophyllus) is part of the mulberry family, along with fig and breadfruit trees.