Mirabelle plum

Mirabelle plum: nutrition facts and health benefits

Mirabelle plum is a plum variety among the most delicate. The mirabelle plum is recognizable by its small size and its beautiful yellow color, almost the same as the apricot. The flesh of the...
Physalis

Physalis: nutrition facts and health benefits

Physalis is a fruit widely consumed, especially fresh and in jams. It resembles a small yellow-orange cherry, which is removed at maturity from a closed calyx, membranous and green turning to brown and an...
Bitter orange

Bitter orange: nutrition facts and health benefits

The bitter orange, also called bigarade orange coming from the orange tree, is a citrus fruit smaller than the sweet orange. Its orange skin is rough, thick and tinted with green. Its flesh is...
Feijoa

Feijoa: nutrition facts and health benefits

Feijoa is an important source of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants. This small green fruit of oblong shape and the size of a large egg has a very pleasant odor. From the guava family,...
Clementine

Clementine: nutrition facts and health benefits

This fruit is a cross between a mandarin and a bigaradier (bitter orange). Its skin is thin and orange-green. The flesh is juicy and tart (but less fragrant than mandarin), and usually seedless. The first,...
Elderberry

Elderberry: nutrition facts and health benefits

In addition of being delicious, elderberries are very rich in vitamins A, B6, C and iron. But the most remarkable of this little fruit is that it contains a significant amount of polyphenols. These...
Dragon fruit

Dragon fruit: nutrition facts and health benefits

The dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is the fruit of a cactus named Hylocereus. It can be grown inside homes, but it needs certain conditions to bloom and give fruit, which is not possible...
Lingonberry

Lingonberry (cowberry): nutrition facts and health benefits

The lingonberry is a small red berry. There are several varieties, such as cowberry or cranberry vine of Mount Ida. Lingonberry is small, red and acid, slightly floury. It is found on the early...
Chokeberry

Chokeberry (aronia): nutrition facts and health benefits

The chokeberry is a small bay that is astringent and a little sour raw. (we also called aronia in English, in reference to the birds supposed to choke after ingestion of these berries). This...
Star fruit

Star fruit (carambola): nutrition facts and health benefits

The star fruit is an exotic fruit from Southeast Asia, which reached the Antilles in the nineteenth century and is now cultivated in several countries (Australia, USA, Israel). This oblong fruit, about fifteen centimetres,...

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