Blog Posts on tropical fruits




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Halo-Halo (Filipino Mixed-Fruit Dessert) Business by PINOY BISNIZ on Mar 5, 2013Tropical Fruits are abundant in the Philippines.  One sure  way to earn a little more in this  summer is  Halo-halo business using these tropical fruits in season. To make a difference and to be healthier, one can avoid   using … Continue...



Indian Mangoes by Turning Boholano on Nov 5, 2012The smaller than usual Indian mango, unlike the popular Carabao variety, is not a commercially popular Philippine mango, but it is just as delicious and refreshing.  Many Filipinos have Indian mango trees in their backyards.And from what I under...



Atis by Turning Boholano on Sep 19, 2012It was introduced in the Philippines by the Spanish during the colonial era. The atis (sugar apple)  tree will grow easily in any tropical setting. After about a year's time, it will begin to bear fruit three times a year; the sweetest are those...



Suha (Pomelo) by Turning Boholano on Jul 18, 2012The best suha or pomelo I had ever tasted came from Davao with a brand name Golden, according to its sticker label.  It was succulent, juicy and sweet.Truth be told, this is one local fruit in which I am at the mercy of the vendor, because the o...



dinengdeng a mais, white corn stew/soup by PINAKBET REPUBLIC on Jun 19, 2012Mais, corn, young corn kernel, is one of the best for soups, well, Ilokano-wise, Pinoy-wise. Well, besides being boiled and/or grilled on the cob. And the best, for me, is the small "native" diket (malagkit, "sticky") white corn. The dish is popular...



Hello Manila!!! by on Jun 15, 2012Tired and exhausted from a 15-hour flight-- this eye-candy welcomed me in my hotel room-- ahhh..I'm finally home! :) What a yummy treat! :)Tropical fruits galore! Sinful pastries!!! Argh!KISSES FROM VV!!!



dinengdeng a saba! banana/plantain stew by PINAKBET REPUBLIC on May 27, 2012You might be surprised to know that saba (saging na saba, the dippig variety, plantain, banana) can also be made into a hearty dinengdeng! Well, it is, really, and I'm cooking it every time I fancy or when I terribly miss my mother's dinengdeng a sab...



RX for Cancer Survivors: Healthy diet and exercise by Turning Boholano on May 3, 2012Steamed fish and green saladThe American Cancer Society urges cancer survivors to exercise more and improve their diets to help prevent the disease from coming back.  The society recommends the following:Achieve and Maintain a Healthy WeightExtr...



Mixed Fruit Smoothie by FX777 SmoothieWorld on Mar 12, 2012Photo Source: "mixed fruit smoothie by isthisREALLYmylife?, on Flickr"> A versatile way to make smoothie out of available fruits of the season. You can explore other fruits of your choice. Also, instead of coconut cream, use fresh milk for this pu...



Charmed by Bohol by Simple Garden Thoughts on Feb 21, 2012Our trip in Cebu will not be complete without visiting Bohol to catch a glimpse of a tarsier. The kids had been insisting we visit Bohol. I knew they did enjoy Bohol more than Cebu because of the wonderful Chocolate Hills and the adorable little crea...