Category Archives: Fruits

Freshly picked papaya!

We’ve been harvesting organic papayas from our backyard since early this year. They are seedless and sweet. Thanks to my SIL for planting the tree(s). 🙂 Besides papaya, we also have some Indian Mangoes and calamansi fruit. I remember posting them here and here.

Sweet Ripe Mangoes

I bought a kilo of ripe mangoes the other day. The friendly seller was right, these mangoes are indeed sweet! For the record, the world’s sweetest mango is found in Guimaras Island in the Visayas.

Banamansi Drink

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This is worth sharing. I have yet to try this juice drink. Ingredients: 5 pcs. lacatan banana, mashed 5 pcs. young banana leaves, fresh 2 pcs. medium-size pandan leaves 8 glasses water 1/2 cup calamansi juice 1/4 tsp. anis seeds, roasted and pounded 1 cup second-class brown sugar Procedure: 1….

Benefits of Guyabano (Soursop)

Aside from mangosteen, I’m currently raving for guyabano (soursop) these days. Guyabano has many known benefits, including the prevention of cancer. Guyabano is also rich carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and Vitamins C, B1, and B2 and flavanoid content. Flavonoids, according to the Department of Science and Technology, are phytochemicals found to inhibit the growth of viruses,…