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Lanzones

Lanzones, legend says that mortals couldn’t it this fruit for it is poisonous.¬† A fairy then pricked each of this [...]

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lanzones

Lanzones, legend says that mortals couldn’t it this fruit for it is poisonous.¬† A fairy then pricked each of this fruit to let humans eat it safely.¬† This legend explains the “unexplainable marks” inside the fruit of lanzones.¬† Whether its true or not, it would have been such a waste if humans couldn’t taste this delectable fruit.

Lanzones or Lansium domesticum is a fruit native in Asia.¬† They are usually find in clusters of two or three fruit.¬† In contrast with the sweet-sour flavor of the fruit’s flesh, the seeds are extremely bitter so be careful when eating them.

2 Comments

  1. Anne added these pithy words on August 10, 2009 | Permalink

    nice topic..just have a little correction on the first paragraph -”…couldn’t it”..must be “couldn’t “eat” this fruit… am I right?..

  2. mark ortaneza added these pithy words on March 20, 2011 | Permalink

    i wonder were the real legend of lanzones.

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