Horned Melon (Kiwano)Fruit

¬†Cucumis metuliferus, horned melon or kiwano, also African horned cucumber or melon, jelly melon, hedged gourd, melano, is an annual vine in the cucumber and melon family, Cucurbitaceae. Its fruit has horn-like spines, hence the name “horned melon”. Nutritionists specialists call attention to the importance of including adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals in our […]

The Kiwi Fruit

Kiwifruit is a surprising little fruit, and is unlike any other. First, it’s small and light brown in color with a fuzzy skin surface. Inside, the fruit is not only lime green and studded with tiny black seeds in an oval pattern when sliced, but it’s also delicious, rather like the flavor of a strawberry. […]

The Yummy Watermelon

Watermelons (Citrullus lunatus) are in the family Cucurbitaceae¬† and are divided into types based on their weight, its believed to have originated in Africa, evidence of watermelon cultivation has been found in ancient hieroglyphics in Egypt and India, dating back to 2500 BC. David Livingston found wild watermelons. There are over 1,200 varieties of watermelon […]