16 Interesting facts about Cherries!

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The cherry fruit is part of the Rosaceae family which also includes almonds, peaches, apricots and plums. They are small and fleshy, red or reddish black fruits that contain a hard seed on the inside. It is believed the Romans discovered this fruit in Asia Minor around 70 BC. They then introduced these cherries to… 

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7 Facts About Bay Leaves

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1. Bay leaves are used to give a distinctive flavor to soups, stews, marinades and pickling solutions. Add them at the beginning of cooking and remove before serving. 2. Fresh bay leaves have a mild flavor and dried leaves have a fully developed peppery flavor with floral undertones. 3. Dried bay leaves should have an… 

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Fact of the day – Grapefruit

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Grapefruits were first found growing on the island of Jamaica, in the Caribbean. But today, the state of Florida produces about 70 percent of all the world’s grapefruits. Some scientists think the grapefruit may have been born as a cross between the orange and the pomelo, a fruit that grows in Southeast Asia. Many citrus… 

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10 interesting facts about Coconuts

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Found across much of the tropic and subtropic area, the coconut is known for its great versatility as seen in the many domestic, commercial, and industrial uses of its different parts. Coconuts are part of the daily diet of many people. Here are some interesting facts about Coconuts : 1. The origin of the coconut… 

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