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Have you ever wondered if a cherimoya grows on a tree or vine? What about how to eat a caviar lime? Do you the difference between strawberry and Mexican guava? At FruitStand, we help you discover, learn and experience these incredible fruits and vegetables direct from the farm.

Vanilla FAQs

Vanilla FAQs Vanilla FAQs Vanilla, Vanilla planifolia, is actually an orchid—the only orchid that produces something used for food. Unlike other orchids, it is also a fast-growing vine. The plant originated in Central America and was used by the ancient Maya as an additive to cacao beverages, although really very little is known about how they used it or how they cured the pods. When the fruit is harvested, it is a green pod—like a green bean—that is just beginning to ripen. At that stage, they do have a fragrance, but it is not a vanilla fragrance. The vanilla fragrance...

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May 28, 2020

Lychee FAQs

Lychee About Lychee How to EatFAQS Lychee FAQs Lychee (Litchi chinensis), sometimes called litchi, are small tropical fruits with jelly-like flesh and a waxy, pink skin. The translucent white flesh of lychee has the texture of a juicy, dense grape. Their flavor is light and crisp like watermelon, yet sweet and juicy like a strawberry. There’s a hint of spring flowers in lychee’s sweet flavor that makes it a favorite around the world. Lychees are native to the southeastern region of China, and are cultivated around the world today, including in the United States. What Is Lychee Dragon fruit is...

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May 28, 2020

All About Lychee

Lychee About Lychee How to EatFAQS All About Lychee With sweet, delectable fruit inside a hard shell, lychee are the "M&Ms" of the fruit world. Lychee flesh has a texture reminiscent of fresh aloe or a green grape, with a translucent white color. The crisp, perfumey fruit is perfect for snacking, martinis, or delicate desserts. Because of their short growing season, these precious fruits are extremely difficult to come by. For all but a few weeks of the year, the only way to enjoy a fresh lychee is in their canned form. Hey, we’ll take a lychee any way we...

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May 28, 2020

How To Eat Lychee

Lychee About Lychee How to EatFAQS How To Eat Lychee Lychee (Litchi chinensis), sometimes called litchi, are small tropical fruits with jelly-like flesh and a dappled, waxy, pinkish red skin. The translucent white flesh of lychee has the texture of a juicy, dense grape. Their flavor is light and crisp like watermelon, yet sweet and juicy like a strawberry. There’s a hint of spring flowers in lychee’s sweet flavor that makes it a favorite around the world. Lychees are juicy and flavorful with a crisp, watery flesh. The flavor of fresh lychee fruit is light and crisp like a green...

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May 28, 2020

All About Heart Of Palm

Heart of Palm About Heart of PalmHow to EatFAQS All About Heart Of Palm If you're a soup lover, try simmering heart of palm with leeks, chicken stock and a bit of cream or macadamia milk, then blend it for a carb-free creamy take on potato leek soup. Ordering fresh Hawaiian heart of palm from the Wailea Agricultural Group (AG) is a unique opportunity that we are sure you're going to love. Keep reading to learn more about his beautiful and versatile offering. What Is Heart Of Palm There are two ways to harvest fresh heart of palm. The first...

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May 28, 2020