Avocados are pear shaped, green colored fruits that have a leather like outside layer and a creamy green flesh inside. The texture of the flesh resembles that of a mango but the taste is different - buttery and a little bland. Because of this, it can..
Kiwi is an egg-shaped fruit with a velvety, greenish-brown outer covering and bright green flesh with tiny black seeds dotting the core. It has a soft texture and a unique flavour that is tangy and sweet. It is largely used in the preparation of frui..
Dragon fruit is a tropical fruit whose skin is soft with scales and pink in color, whereas the flesh is white with small, black edible seeds. Dragon fruit is juicy with a sweet taste and is eaten raw, or used to prepare fruit bowls or smoothies.Drago..
Pears are members of the rose family and related to the apple and the quince. Depending upon the variety, their paper-thin skins can either be yellow, green, brown, red or a combination of two or more of these colors. Their taste is juicy and sweet, ..
A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing
fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground, on soil, or
on its food source. Mushrooms are used extensively in cooking, and are
roasted, fried, or steamed and compliment a variety of dishes..
Asparagus, or garden asparagus, folk name sparrow grass, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant species in the genus Asparagus. Its young shoots are used as a spring vegetable. It was once classified in the lily family,..
A hybrid of a wild tomato and a domesticated tomato, the red grape cherry tomato is small and round in shape, and can be used as a popular garnish on a variety of hot and cold dishes.Freshlist’s fresh facts:Did you know tomatoes contain a high amount..
The turnip or white turnip is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, fleshy taproot. The word turnip is a compound of turn as in turned/rounded on a lathe and neep, derived from Latin napus, the word for the pl..
Zucchini, also known as courgette, is a summer squash in the Cucurbitaceae plant family. With a taste and texture that is somewhere between cucumbers and gourds, zucchini cooks very easily. It has a pleasant taste and absorbs flavours well.Freshlist’..
Chinese cabbages are oblong, large-headed cabbage which have firmly packed, crinkly, pale green, thickly veined leaves and a white stalk. Chinese cabbages are easy to prepare and can be used to compliment both salad and cooked dishes.