Foodie Friday: Guava

Guava: fragrant and musky tropical fruit Taiwan has a pretty tropical climate, so it's no wonder that I got to eat many different kinds of fruits there. (As an aside, it was so warm and humid that I sometimes didn't wear a coat, and people gave me strange looks during my visit.) A lot of relatives offered me guava on my trip. Confession: I first ate guava in Hawaii and never got used to the taste. It has a very overpowering flavor when it's super ripe. The scent fills up your throat. Plus, … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit: tropical fruit with a scaly red exterior and white flesh inside I love the vibrant color of dragon fruit. It's often a deep red, with scales that remind you of a dragon. Once you slice inside it, there's a white flesh speckled with black seeds. Despite its showy nature, the actual fruit tastes very bland. It can be likened to a kiwi, with its similar look, but it's not as sweet. It's part of the cactus family and offers a boost of nutrients, including fiber, vitamin B, and … [Read more...]