The snake fruit Possibly one of the strangest looking fruit but much less strange in taste - the salak. This Indonesian native, often referred to as snake fruit, grows on palm trees and has the size and shape of a fig. The big difference is the texture of the salaks skin which looks like that … Continue reading Salak


The feathery herb The fact that it gets its name from the Norse word dilla, which means to lull, already shows you its strong connection to Skandinavian cuisine and implicates at the same time its soothing effect on both stomach and muscles. Ancient Romans and Greeks already cultivated dill and nowadays it’s also popular in … Continue reading Dill


This big green citrus fruit is a cross between grapefruit and pomelo which was created in the 80s in Israel. To this day Israel is the main producer of the sweetie. The size of the fruit resembles that of a grapefruit while the colour and sweetness are closer to the pomelo. Like all citrus fruit … Continue reading Sweetie


The tart berry This plump red berry is synonymous with American Thanks Giving and Christmas celebrations.  The cranberry is a very tart fruit which comes in season just in time for the festivities. They are grown in the USA but are also popular in Northern European countries. The berries contain plenty of vitamin C which … Continue reading Cranberry