The 'Pinecone Fruit'
- Posted March 8, 2010 by Therese in Food&Drink. Viewed 1470 times
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I recently hosted a tropical themed dinner party which was a lot of fun. I decided to take a few pictures of the pineapple before cutting it up to serve.
I learned a few interesting facts about the pineapple from 'http://www.sundiafruit.com/FunFacts-Pineapple.php [sundiafruit.com]'…
- Pineapple is one of the world’s favorite tropical fruits. First called “anana”, a Caribbean word for “excellent fruit”, the name “pineapple” came from European explorers who thought the fruit looked like a pinecone with flesh like an apple.
- You can grow a pineapple plant by twisting the crown of a store bought pineapple, allowing it to dry for 2-3 days, and then planting it
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