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Passionfruit Cultivation in Puerto Rico

You can’t imagine what joy I felt to read that someone is dedicating his efforts to planting passionfruit, one of my favorites. Daileen Joan Rodríguez writes about a Young farmer from San Sebastián, Puerto Rico, Daniel Estrada Pagán, who has planted almost eleven acres’ worth of passionfruit (Passiflora). 197 more words

News

What's That Fruit: Maracuya

I first tried maracuya in Argentina. It was imported to Buenos Aires, a city too far south for any tropical fruits to grow nearby. Although I’d probably had passion fruit mixed into some fancy dessert in the States, like infused into cupcake  frosting or some artsy shit, I hadn’t actually seen the fruit in its wholeness– let alone known what to look for in the grocery store. 360 more words

Essays

"Granadilla"

During my first week in Heredia, all of my classmates and I were led by our professors to a local market where we had the opportunity to sample some tropical fruits that are commonly seen in Costa Rica. 189 more words

Food & Culture

Maracuya, Granadilla. I'll Call It Passionfruit.

I have had my share of passionfruit the last several years. I consider it my absolute favorite exotic fruit whose incredibly heady aroma can fill a room with its unmistakable scent of the tropics. 398 more words

Travel

Mis piernas me sirven para caminar

“Tienes bonitas piernas.”

“Gracias, me sirven para caminar.”

La mayor parte de las personas que escuchan esa respuesta de mi parte se ríen pues lo toman a broma, pero la realidad es que lo digo muy en serio. 571 more words

Santa Marta

On day #7 in Colombia, we had breakfast with an ocean view at Creperia, and cabbed over to Santa Marta. We checked into an incredibly cute and unique boutique hotel called Casa De Leda, which is themed after the story of Leda and the Swan (Leda and Zeus the rapist). 234 more words