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Seedless vs. Seeded Grapes – Are Seedless Grapes Natural Or Man-Made?

We’ve all seen seedless grapes in the market, and recently it was a real boom in those types of grapes, but what is the difference between seedless and seeded grapes? Other than the seeds, obviously. I like grapes a lot, actually, they are my favorite fruit, and when they are in season, I eat a …

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What Does Star Fruit Taste Like? What About The Smell?

Wondering what does star fruit taste like? Well, we got you covered! Star fruit or carambola, call it whatever you want. But the thing is, you can’t stop yourself from drooling once you see it on the streets or at the stores.  It is a gorgeous, little fruit that looks like a star when sliced. …

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What Does Kumquat Taste Like? And What To Do With Them

The first time I saw those little oranges, the immediate question was, what does kumquat taste like? They look cute but are they worth buying ? Because they are quite expensive and hard to find in Romania. I am curious about every single exotic fruit out there, but some of them are disappointing, like dragon fruit, …

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Are Raw Olives Poisonous? Interesting Facts About Their Bitterness

Olive trees are not growing in my country, but the first time I saw olive trees on vacation, somebody near me instantly said that the raw olives are poisonous, and I didn’t question it at that time. But now I decided to do some research to find out if raw olives are really poisonous and …

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When Not To Eat Rhubarb – Here’s When It’s Too Old

Rhubarb, everyone’s favorite fruit-vegetable ! You can find it in pie, smoothies, desserts, and sometimes even savory dishes in the beginning of summer. It’s usually paired with strawberry, so they tend to be on the shelves in the same season. But when should you stop eating rhubarb ? You may have heard something about rhubarb …

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Continental VS American VS English Breakfast – Main Differences

Are you staring at a breakfast menu and can’t decide ? Often the names on most menus aren’t very descriptive, so you have to look at the small print. It’s just that some establishments don’s have that small print, especially when it comes to breakfast. So what do those three hotel breakfast types mean ? …

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When Is Passion Fruit Ripe? And Can You Eat Unripe Passion Fruit?

Passion fruit is an exotic fruit with a weird texture that most certainly doesn’t help you know when a passion fruit is fully ripe. For this reason, I will talk in this article about how safe it is to eat unripe passion fruit and what are the best ways to check if your passion fruit …

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Can You Eat Unripe Pears? And How To Tell If Pears Are Ripe

It is increasingly hard to find good, tasting pears that are completely ripe at the market, so it is normal to ask yourself if you can eat unripe pears? Eating unripe fruits sometimes has some health benefits, like mango, but most of the time is not worth eating them raw since they are way too …

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Can You Eat Unripe Mango? And How To Tell If A Mango Is Ripe

“Can you eat unripe mango?” is most probably a question that anyone who tried to eat mango had in mind. This fruit has a great taste and texture, but it is difficult to get it when it is perfectly ripe. It is like avocado, you let it sit for a few days, it doesn’t look …

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Can You Eat Unripe Kiwi? And How To Tell If Kiwis Are Ripe

If you often buy kiwi from the store without carefully picking each of them you can end up with some unripe kiwis, so naturally, the next question is if you can eat unripe kiwi? Because this happened to me as well, I thought I would make an article to explain the problems with unripe kiwis …

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Can You Eat Raw Butternut Squash? What About Seeds And Skin?

You know the delicious smell and taste of baked butternut squash, but do you ever had the curiosity if you can eat raw butternut squash? I know I had, and it seemed a weird idea since I always baked it, but after doing some research, I came to some interesting conclusions that might interest you. …

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How To Store Kumquats? And What Are They Good For

I know it’s almost impossible to pass by the fruit area in the supermarket and not be tempted to buy kumquats when you see them. But if you buy too much, the next question is how you should store kumquats to keep them fresh for as long as possible. They look cute, like grape-sized oranges, …

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Lemon zest vs. Lemon juice – How They’re Different & How To Use Them

Even if it may be obvious that lemon zest and lemon juice are not the same things, they can be substituted with each other in some recipes, while in other recipes, there is no way you can use substitute them. So I thought I would check for every difference that people noticed between lemon zest …

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Why Are Blackberries Bitter ? Here’s How To Remove The Bitterness

Blackberries, like most berries, are a hit or miss. You either buy a carton that’s divine and worth the extra penny, or you find the saddest little things ever. There is no in-between. So what do you do when you find yourself with a carton of bitter blackberries ? Can you try and fix them …

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Blackberries VS Mulberries – How to Tell Them Apart

Blackberries and mulberries are two similar-looking fruits that manage to confuse people all the time. And for good reason, since they look incredibly similar, taste fairly similar, and they both stain your hands and clothes like crazy.  So what are the main differences between blackberries and mulberries ? This is what we’re going to find …

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Are Almonds And Peaches Related ? Here’s What Family They Are Part Of

If you’ve ever cut open a peach you’ve noticed its pit. It looks wrinkly, with a few tiny holes, and a lot like an overgrown almond. Well, is it an almond ? Or are peaches and almonds just related ? There’s a common element between almonds and peaches, and we’re going to explore it today. …

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