Fruit of the month

Lemons – Limones

May 27th, 2015|Categories: Fruit of the month|

The Lemon (limon) is a small evergreen tree originally developed as a cross between the lime and the citron and are thought to have originated in China or India, having been cultivated in these regions for about 2,500 years. Their first introduction to Europe was by Arabs who brought them to Spain in the 11th century. […]

Bananas – platano

February 25th, 2015|Categories: Fruit of the month|

A Banana is an edible fruit which varies in size, colour and firmness. It is usually elongated and curved, with soft flesh rich in starch covered with a skin which may be green, yellow, red, purple, or brown when ripe. The fruits grow in clusters hanging from the top of the plant. Banana crops are vulnerable to destruction by high winds, such as tropical storms or cyclones. As a non-seasonal crop, Bananas are available fresh all year-round. […]