Pineapple bears the scientific name as Ananas comosus. It is a tropical fruit tasting a blend of sweet and tart. Pineapple is actually not fruit, in fact, is a compound with a combination of individual berries that get to the central stalk. Pineapples are consumed directly after peeling off, juiced, cooked. These fruits are found in many cuisines too.
Sunday, 30 October 2016
Grape is a very usual fruit, familiar to people in many countries. These fruits are consumed in many ways like directly, wine, jam, juice and many other ways. These fruits are found as non-climacteric fruit which occur as beautiful clusters hanging from the upper stem of the grape trees.
Friday, 28 October 2016
Orange is widely favored sweet fruit blended with the naughty sour taste. These fruits are from citrus species from the family of Rutaceae. It is a tropical and subtropical fruit offering its availability throughout the year in any season and possibly available in tropical and subtropical countries. It is the most cultivated fruit throughout the world from the year 1987. It is also named as Chinese Apple. Present orange fruits are a combination or hybrid of citrus maxima and citrus reticulate.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Papaya, a delicious sweet fruit was named as “fruit of angels” by Christopher Columbus. Papaya is not only a sweet, mouth watering fruit, but also has multiple applications in medicine too. Papaya is a tropical fruit and so is grown and cultivated in all tropical countries. South American papaya is named as Mountain Papaya. People in Belize and North America calls it papaya, is widely known also as pawpaw and papaw in Africa and United Nations. Papaya is famous in makes of beauty products like skin lightening creams.
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
The bottle gourd is a vegetable grown as a vine and famous with other names called op squash, long melon. It is also called by scientific name called Lagenaria siceraria or calabash. There are multiple uses of bottle gourd which have wide usage as a vegetable when it harvested young and also used as utensil, pipe and bottle in the Caribbean when it is harvested after it is getting mature, dry. It is a common utensil used in Africa, especially in its South.
Monday, 24 October 2016
Brinjal, which is popular with its other name called Eggplant for its egg shaped structure, is a traditional and more regular vegetable in many Asian countries like India. It is also known widely by other names like aubergine, melongene, guinea squash and garden egg. The scientific name of brinjal or eggplant is Solanum melongena and is from Solanacease family, which is also the source of potato and tomato.
Sunday, 23 October 2016
Blackberry is not actually a berry, however can be understood as an aggregate fruit. It is an edible fruit, which is formed a great number of around 375 seeded fruits which are again attached to its core. This fact makes these berries to consist of high skin as well as seed composition towards high nutritional values of this fruit. Blackberries are called with its scientific name Rubus fruticosus, and produce from the family of Rosaceae hybrid family. These berries are very sweet and choice of both children and adults in all the seasons with great nutritional values.
Saturday, 22 October 2016
Pears are sweet, juicy and delicious fruits in unique shapes. Their special nutrient qualities make them more popular. This fruit is from Pyrus family, which is the same family of apples, loquat and medlars etc. This word pear is derived from Latin. And its related word Perry represents the historical presence of these pear trees.
Friday, 21 October 2016
Bitter gourd is also called as bitter squash or bitter melon and as the name says, it is hard bitter to taste. It is a tropical and subtropical vegetable. This most bitter vegetable bears its scientific name as Momordica charantia and is from the family called Cucurbitaceae.
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Banana is the fruit is widely available in most of the places in the world. It belongs to the flowering plant of genus Musa. This is an edible parthenocarpic fruit, which means it does not have seeds in it. For this reason, it would be easier to eat for children also. These fruits, which are majorly cultivated, hold its scientific name as Musa acuminate and also Musa balbisiana. These are made up of the largest herbaceous plants which are flowering plants.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Beetroot, simply called beet, is one of the important vegetables for good health. It looks in deep red color. Well, it looks most distinct from the entire group of vegetables. Beets are high in sugar quantity and of course have a hint of smokiness. When it is cooked the pieces of beets look like smooth and velvety textured at the inner part. This precious beet is named Beta Vulgaris in scientific usage.
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Carrot is a root vegetable and is named after Ker (horn), because of its horn like structure and shape. The scientific name of carrot is Daucus carota. The familiar dish made with carrot is julienne. Gajar (carrot) ka Halwa is a famous and familiar sweet dish or desert in India. Carrots are the ingredients, basically in cuisines and salads. They also can be fried, steamed, boiled, cooked as stews and cooked as soups. They can be good nutritious foods to babies. These are frequently used primary vegetables and are added in the preparation of broths along with the celery and onions.
Monday, 17 October 2016
Cabbage is a vegetable, which is formed with many leaves layered from the core or the stem, which finally looks very unique. It is called as Brassica oleracea in the scientific form from the family of Brassicaceae. Many good things about cabbage, worth mentioned and discussed are its enrichment of fibers, fast growth and have the high storage ability.
Saturday, 15 October 2016
Apple is good for health, this is may be the only fruit when taken one a day, can keep the doctor away. This is a pomaceous edible fruit which is also called by its scientific name, Malus domestica. Apple originated in Central Asia, however, it is majorly grown in Asia and as well as Europe. However, China has almost 50% of this production and United States is the second leading producer of the same. Though the word apple is a widespread and usual name to call, it is also familiar with the synonyms called Malus communis or Malus pumila or Pyrus malus. These fruits grow with the apple tree of Malus domestica species which are from the rose family.