FoodReference.com Logo

Food Trivia & Food Facts Section

An eclectic collection of information about various foods and beverages,
plants and animals from around the world

Home       Food Articles       Food Trivia & Facts       Today In Food History       Recipes       Cooking Tips       Food Videos       Food Quotes       Who's Who       Food Trivia Quizzes       Crosswords       Food Poems       Cookbooks       Food Posters       Recipe Contests       Culinary Schools       Gourmet Tours       Food Festivals

You are here > Home > FOOD TRIVIA & FACTS

V-8 JUICE to VITAMIN >  Velvet Apple

 

 

FOOD TRIVIA and FOOD FACTS

V-8 JUICE to VITAMIN       V-8 Juice       Vanilla       Variety Meat       Veal       Vegan       Vegemite       Vegetables       Vegetable Marrow       Vegetable Pear       Vegetable Slicer       Vegetable Spaghetti       Vegetable Subscriptions       Vegetarians       Velveeta       Velvet Apple       Venison       Verjuice       Vermont       Vernor's Ginger Ale       Veronique       Vesiga       Ve-Tsin       Vidalia Onions       Vinegar       Virginia       Vitamins       Vitamin C

Click photo for larger image

VELVET APPLE, MABOLOVelvet Apple - CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

The Velvet Apple or Mabolo (Diospyros blancoi, Diospyros discolor) is a medium size evergreen tree native to the Philippines. It produces beautiful velvety reddish orange fruits about the size and shape of an apple and covered with a velvet-like skin.

     The fruit is has a pleasant mildly sweet taste, similar to a peach, but has an odor that is similar to a mild to strong cheese, that some people find unpleasant.

Photo by Chef James, taken at Fruit & Spice Park, Homestead, FL

 

 

 

Home       About Us & Contact Us       Food History Articles       Food Timeline       Catalogs       Other Links

Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.

For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: james@foodreference.com
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2014 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.

You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.

Please take the time to request permission.

 

 

 

 

 

Also see: Food Articles  and Cooking Tips

 

Culinary Schools
& Cooking Classes

From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training - Over 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online & Worldwide

Chef with red wine glass