The kiwifruit, oftened shorted to kiwi, is a small citrus-based fruit that derives its name from the kiwi bird that originated from New Zealand. Kiwi is also the nickname to describe someone from New Zealand, and is a symbol to the New Zealand Army Corps which had a picture of the flightless bird in their insignia during World War 1. » Read more..
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Wherever they go around the world, New Zealanders find themselves referred to as ‘kiwis’. This unusual national nickname comes from the kiwi, a flightless bird native to New Zealand. The same animal also gave its name to the kiwifruit, another common symbol of New Zealand. » Read more..
We all know that to ensure a healthy diet, it is important to eat plenty of fruit. For those of a certain age, this meant a choice of apples, pears, oranges and bananas. Now, all of thee are very tasty, but today, there are now many more exotic fruits that are widely available in supermarkets. Not only are these delicious, but are packed with vitamins and minerals. » Read more..
Cooking with fruit is a centuries old tradition that has inspired many delightful dinners and fantastic recipes. This article imparts knowledge of how to cook different fruit and which fruit will fuse best with which recipes. » Read more..