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HORSERADISH TREEHorseradish Tree CLICK FOR LARGER VIEW

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The Horseradish tree (Moringa oleifera or M. pterygosperma), also known as Drumstick tree, is native to India. The roots taste like horseradish, and can be used as a substitute.  The unripe pods are boiled like beans, the flowers and leaves are also cooked as vegetables. The seeds yield ben oil, used for salad oil, machine oil and in soaps.

Photos by Chef James, taken at the Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead, FL
 

 

 

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