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Tropical Fruit by Desmond Tate (2001)


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Hardcover in Very Good (VG) condition. Please see our guide to book conditions for more details.

The hot, humid and vibrant tropical climate nurtures a wide variety of delicious fruit which grow in abundance. This beautifully produced book introduces readers worldwide to the best tropical fruit, with hints on how to recognize them, enjoy them, and get the best out of them. There are recipes from some of the best kitchens in the region — those of five-star hotels — to stimulate the culinary imagination, and tips on natural properties — nutritional and medicinal. Commissioned botanical paintings show the fruit in all their glory, including some details and cross-sections. Scientific and English names are given, as well as many local common names.