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.