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Wine, ice cream and ketchup made from bananas

Wine, ice cream and ketchup made from bananas

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This raw, elongated, starchy fruit is a great friend of a morning cup cappuccino and a bowl of oats. It’s so common, yet many mistakenly take it as a palm gift. But bananas do not grow on trees, it’s a product of large herbaceous flowering plants.

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Turmeric – The healthy spice of life

Turmeric – The healthy spice of life

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The yellow tuber is known to be anti-inflammatory and has been proven to help with stomach problems. In many Asian countries it is considered “the spice of life” and is part of the daily diet.

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What you did not know about the cucumber

What you did not know about the cucumber

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If there is one thing you should know about cucumbers it should be that they are not vegetables and they are not green. At least when you wait for them to be ripe.

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Sugarloaf in the good ol’days

Sugarloaf in the good ol’days

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Let’s take a look at the bigger picture of the sugarloaf – the history of it. Which is the history of sugar itself – ain’t no veggies today!

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Quinoa must come back

Quinoa must come back

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We all know quinoa (KI-nwa) – an herbaceous plant grown for its edible seeds that remotely reminds us of confetti falling down on our heads when we play piñata. Sipping horchata. …

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