Kōchi Prefecture – Japan

Recently, I was introduced to several different citruses from Japan and in particular two of the citrus products caught my eye. One of them is buntan (the pomelo of japan) and the second is kinatsu (bitter orange). Through research, I found a lot of interesting facts about Kōchi prefecture that I thought you might be…

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Quince – The Marmalade Fruit

I was introduced to quince when I was living in London and it became one of my favourite fruits. Mmm…poached quince and vanilla as a dessert..this is stuff of dreams! After moving to Asia, I realised I hadn’t had one recently until I had a quince presented to me in the form of tea during…

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Brits – The Tamarind Heads

Recently on a business trip to Bali I was introduced to a pod with an interesting shape, weird in texture but with a surprisingly fruity, sweet and sour flavour. This fascinating sticky, fleshy and juicy pod came from the tamarind tree. It has been said that people either love it or hate it. Have you…

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