The Oil Fruit Already in Greek mythology the olive played a central role in bringing to joy to people. Today the saying "to extend an olive branch" is considered a sign of peace and forgiveness. This quintessentially Mediterranean fruit can be eaten as a snack but is also highly valued for its oil. Die Ölfrucht … Continue reading Olive


The Alligator Pear Before everyone around the world was starting to have avocado on toast, the fruit was synonymous with Guacamole and its origin Mexico. While Mexico is still the main producer of the buttery fruit (yes, you heard correctly avocado is botanically a fruit). Especially in Southeast Asia it is also used for sweet … Continue reading Avocado


Lady Fingers This vegetable is believed to have originated in Ethiopia and is also known as lady fingers. Botanically okra is related to hibiscus and cotton. If you are curious about the taste though, green beens probably come closest. The vegetable is enjoyed in many places across the world, including India, the Middle East and … Continue reading Okra