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LOCAL FRUITS

  • 2/7/2022 9:06:00 AM
LOCAL FRUITS   BANANA Musa Image Courtesy Pixabay  A banana is a long curved tropical and sub-tropical palm like fruit which grows in clusters and has a soft pulpy flesh and yellow skin when ripe. The fruit banana that is present today is not the original bananas, they were very much different in all ways possible and with time it became extinct and we currently have a mutation of the early banana.  Banana is a fruit that is available year- round and they ten...
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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO'S HERBS AND SPICES

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO'S HERBS AND SPICES

  • 12/21/2021 7:26:00 AM
According to the Oxford Dictionary, “a herb is any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used for flavouring, food, medicine, or perfume”. They also define a spice as “an aromatic or pungent vegetable substance used to flavour food”. In Trinidad and Tobago’s Herbs and Spices, we will be examining the herbs and spices that are commonly used in local households to “season” food, or are used in traditional “bush” medicine.
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