Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Food Column – Carol Taylor – A – Z of Food ‘D’ for Dates, Dragon Fruit, Drupes, Durian and Dirty Rice.

Thanks to Sally for rerunning this series while I am concentrating on my writing…I have been so pleased with the comments for which I thank you…I love this series and love that many of you love it as well…Enjoy the letter D…

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Welcome to the series from Carol Taylor, the wonderful A – Z of Food and I am looking forward to expanding my knowledge of wonderful ingredients across the food groups, spices and herbs over the year.

Welcome today it’s the letter D …I have some exotic fruits for you and some lovely recipes I hope you enjoy!

Dates

I do have as pictured above a date palm in my garden but dates don’t fare well here they like hot, dry temperatures not hot and humid.

The dates that are on my tree are picked while young and unripe and we take them to Lily’s other grandmother who loves them…so they don’t go to waste as the village ladies like them unripe but unripe the texture in your mouth is like when you eat banana peel but a lot drier and sour and not something that I like to eat but…

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6 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Food Column – Carol Taylor – A – Z of Food ‘D’ for Dates, Dragon Fruit, Drupes, Durian and Dirty Rice.

  1. parkermccoy

    Very tasty foods! Although I’d probably have to pass on the unripe date. Banana peels are not that good. I mean, not that I would know. They don’t look good. That’s what I meant. Haha. Great post!

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    1. CarolCooks2 Post author

      I don’t think I would rush to eat banana peels you have to make sure you wash them very thoroughly and there are so many other peels which are more palatable methinks…although I would try them cooked just to say I had really…haha ..who knows I may be pleasantly surprised…Thank you for commenting 🙂

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  2. Yvette Harris

    I’m loving your blogs Carol, so much great information that’s new to me and great recipes too. All your blogs are going into a special folder! and I am sharing them with my boys!

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