Grow Goji Berries for free from seed (also called Boxthorn or Wolfberries)

Goji Berries (Lycium barbarum or Lycium chinense) also called Boxthorn or Wolfberries, have been become popular in recent years due to a variety of health claims made about them.  Among other things, these are supposed to support longevity, be good for skin, act as anti-aging agents and probably a lot more.  All that aside, they … Read more

New World Fruit with many names: Spanish Lime, Lemoncillo, Mamoncillo, Quenepa and Mamon

Today we tried some Spanish limes, although these fruits are known under many names all throughout the new world. Lemoncillo (Dominican Republic) Quenapa (Puerto Rico) Mamoncillo (Cuba) Mamon (Costa Rica) Guaya (Mexico) … and the list probably goes on and on. It’s a bit tricky to eat.  Basically you puncture the outside skin of the … Read more

Enter the Dragon fruit

I’ve walked by these fruits at the international market many a time and have always wanted to pick one up; however, the price always was a bit of a put off.  Yesterday, I finally did it.  Total cost was $4 and change and I am ready to share the results with you and give you … Read more