How to prepare an avocado

It's reeeal easy ✔️ First, cut all the way around the ripe avocado with a sharp knife, slicing down to the seedy centre. You then twist and pull apart, which should leave the seed in one half of your avo. Whack the knife on the seed to dig it in, and turn again to remove. You can then scoop out your avocado with a ...

A is for…

Known as the alligator pear, the avocado is one mean green superfood. Fact bite - The avocado is a large berry borne on Persea americana; the botanical name for the avocado tree. Their shape is similar to an egg, but can also be round. The skin is a lumpy dark green, which protects its fleshy light-green goodness, and it's large single seed. The ...

Eat the right sugars

Feeling sleepy?  It could be them low sugar levels making you feel like a zombie princess, stumbling around in a haze of confusion. Fruit contain small levels of Fructose - a natural sugar that gives us the right level of energy, so tuck into a portion of them when you can for a stable energy fix. Avoid the highly concentrated types ...

The golden apples of Greek mythology

A golden apple destined for 'the most beautiful' caused a war, while another three led to a marriage - yes indeedy this is food of the Greek Gods, people. I'm not sure who this fellow could be that I've drawn, perhaps it's Hercules during his 11th labour, relieved to have finally claimed a golden apple from the garden of Hesperides,  ...

A is for…

Ah, the apple. One of the most symbolic fruits in the world,  and first on our list.  Fact bite -  The apple is a fruit produced by Malus pumila, or the apple tree to you and me, and is usually round in shape, with a sweet taste. The apple originated from the wild forests of central Asia around 4000 years ago, but ...

Welcome to Newmany.co.uk

Hello, good evening, and welcome to the first instalment of what promises to be a fresh look into the wonderful world of fruit and vegetables. Over the next few months, you can expect a flavourful selection of nutritional content, freshly picked, and for you to feast upon. To kick things off, here is "The A-Z of Fruit & Veg" - an informative look ...

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