Avocado

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

Okra

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

Aubergine

The Shining Star Aubergines, also known as eggplants, are part of the nightshade family alongside tomatoes and potatoes. They can be found all over the world but are especially appreciated in the Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Asian cuisine. Die Eierfrucht Auberginen gehören zu Familie der Nachtschattengewächse, genau wie Tomaten und Kartoffeln. Sie sind auf der … Continue reading Aubergine