Smorgasbord Invitation Blog Magazine – Carol Taylor’s Food Column – The wonder tree…Jack Fruit!

This week over @ Sal’s place https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/ I am showcasing the exotic Jackfruit…I hope you enjoy it and I would like to thank Sally for letting me loose on her readers…I hope you all enjoy my occasional detours to bring to you the exotic foods of our wonderful world xx

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

The wonder tree…Jack Fruit! by Carol Taylor

Wow, doesn’t time just fly by? I can’t believe it has been a week and what a response I got to the soups so thank you for all your kind comments…I thought I would have a change this week and showcase a fruit of which Thailand is a major producer The jackfruit, they are often cut, prepared, and canned in a sugary syrup (or frozen in bags/boxes without syrup) and exported overseas, frequently to North America and Europe. Made into chips which are very moreish …They are also used in various dishes and curries around Asia…

Many people refer to the jackfruit tree as a wonder tree this is because every part of the tree has its own use. The fruits are eaten, the leaves are fed to livestock, and the wood is greatly valued for the manufacture of wood products because of its termite and…

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9 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Invitation Blog Magazine – Carol Taylor’s Food Column – The wonder tree…Jack Fruit!

  1. Pingback: Orienthailiving. | Travel Thailand... Some of my more unusual recipes...including the Jack Fruit - Orienthailiving.

    1. Carol Post author

      Yes you can make lots of dishes with Jackfruit..pickle it, curries, lots and the same with Durian…Many people think they are the same but they are not…Can you get the fruit where you live Ellie?

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