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What do jazz apples taste like?

Apple varieties have increased over the past years since growers are working tirelessly to create the perfect apple. Different varieties are usually crossed to form new ones. Growers take into consideration the shelf life, texture, flavor, and appearance while breeding different varieties to form exciting new ones. Jazz apples are...
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What does a pink lady apple taste like?

The perfectly round shape and gorgeous pink color of the pink lady apple are hard to miss at grocery stores. Pink Lady apples are versatile and they are famous for their tangy flavor. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about Pink Lady apples including their...
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What Does A Gala Apple Taste Like?

The first time I realized that there are about 7,500 varieties of apples grown all over the world, I was mind-blown. In the United States alone, there are over 2,500 varieties. Well, you are probably wondering why you have not encountered this many varieties. Most varieties are found at pick-your-own...
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Atemoya vs Cherimoya

I have always been a fan of discovering new tropical fruits, and that is how I stumbled upon the Annona. The Annona is a flowering plant that has approximately 166 species. Pretty exciting, right? Some fruits from the Annona are well known while others aren’t. For instance, almost everyone has...
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Plantain Substitutes for Cooking

Anyone that knows me knows how much I love plantain. Plantain is a fruit mostly grown in tropical regions.  It is part of the banana family and its origin can be traced to South East Asia. When plantains are fully ripe, they taste like regular bananas that are less sweet....
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Chayote substitutes

The first time I saw chayote I thought it was a wrinkled up pear. Don’t blame me, it generally has an unusual appearance. Chayotes are fruits that belong to the guard family. Other fruits and vegetables that belong to this family include melons, cucumbers, and squashes. I would describe the...
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Orange marmalade substitutes

If you are into preserves, I can bet you have interacted with orange marmalade in one way or another. Orange marmalade is a versatile citrusy preserve that is used in both savory and sweet dishes. It pairs perfectly with everyday meals and snacks. I love orange marmalade because I use...
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What Do Ice Cream Beans Taste Like?

If you know me, you know that plants fascinate me, especially the ones that are edible. I have always been a fan of exotic plants that very few people know of, and ice cream beans are one of them. Ice cream beans are not very common. Very few people are...
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What Do Cashew Apples Taste Like?

The cashew apple is commonly referred to as the cashew fruit.  It is a fleshy fruit that is usually attached to the cashew nut. The top part of the cashew apple attaches itself to the stem that is usually removed from the tree while the bottom part attaches itself to...
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Apricot Jam Substitutes

Apricot jam is a very common ingredient in several recipes.  It has several uses in the kitchen. Apricot jam is basically a jam made from apricots, pectin, and fructose. Some brands have a little bit of rum as one of the ingredients. Apricot jam is commonly used as a glaze...
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