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Kaffir lime leaves

A Thai friend gave me these. These are lemon grass stems, chili peppers and Kaffir lime leaves. This hourglass-shaped leaves are not common in the market but it provides very unique flavor in cooking and it is a must-have for some dishes.


There is no in-season as it produces fruits year-round in the native region of central Mexico. Guacamole is a great salsa. Avocado goes well with seafood, chicken or any meats.


Fresh Figs. The better crops of two seasons each year are harvested in the late summer. Figs are rich in nutrients and very sweet. Some call them fruits of an eternal life.


Mango is cultivated all over the world and available in almost all seasons but since it is a subtropical fruit it is ripen and taste great in summer here in California.


Apricots and Cherries — but the Apricot is the topic today. The Apricot is in season and the fruit is wonderful to eat but there will be a lot of stone left after eating Apricots. There is a white seed inside of a stone. Continue reading