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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


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



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