Tuesday, December 23, 2008


Carambola - Starfruit

The Carambola or Star fruit have been grown in parts of Asia for hundreds of years.
Starfruit is one of the superfruits – it is rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, and low in sugar, sodium and acid.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Yam Bean - มัน แกว - Mexican Potato Jicama - Singkamas - Potato Bean

Jicama is also called Mexican yam bean or Chinese potato. Like potatoes, jicama grows underground as a tuber. Covered with a thin brown skin, it has a short root attached. Inside, you'll find white flesh that looks like an apple or raw potato. Raw jicama is sweet, juicy, and crisp, perfect as a snack vegetable. It's a good substitute for water chestnuts in stir-fries.
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