Fondling Low-Hanging Fruit

 

Golden Grapefruit by Edwin L. Wisherd

Breadfruit

Papayas

With grapefruits and papayas, I am familiar. But breadfruit? Never heard of it, never seen it, never scrolled past it on a menu. Evidently, you can roast and fry it. Have any of you ever tasted breadfruit?

12 thoughts on “Fondling Low-Hanging Fruit

  1. Had a breadfruit tree in our yard in Hawaii. We never ate much so we had a deal with our Samoan friends that they could have all the breadfruit in return for pruning the tree each year.

    Today’s trivia: in Hawaiian, breadfruit is ‘ulu, ‘Ulu is a staple food item of the South Pacific, has lots of legends surrounding it and even today ‘ulu tree is still often planted when a child is born to ensure a lifetime of nourishment.

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