Orange Honeydew Melon
Oval-to-round and a delicious cross between a cantaloupe and a honeydew, the very fleshy juicy orangish-yellow pulp of the orange honeydew melon is encased in a hard very yellow matching rind.
It is the only lettuce type that does not occur in red form as well as green. Iceberg is the given name to dozens of cultivars of lettuce, all of which are adapted to specific planting regions and time periods.
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Wing beans are available during the summer months.
The Wing bean, AKA Winged bean, Asparagus pea and Goa pea, is an herbaceous perennial legume plant. Its beans grow on climbing vines and stems similar to other legume varieties such as snow peas and fava beans. In addition to being cultivated for its beans, the leaves, flowers, roots and dried seeds can also be harvested for culinary purposes.
The Wing bean plant produces pea-like beans with four-winged edges. Its lawn green pods are best picked when immature, so that the pod and beans within can be eaten. Their flavor is sweet like many pea varieties, with a clean grassy finish. If harvesting the leaves, they have a mild spinach-like flavor and the flowers' flavor has been compared to the flavor of mushrooms.
Wing beans offer an abundance of essential nutrients, including protein, complex carbohydrates, B vitamins, calcium, iron and fiber.
As Wing beans are cultivated in tropical Asia, Africa and Hawaii they are used most often as a vegetable within cuisines from these regions. The delicate pods pick up bold flavors of chiles, garlic and spices.
In Sri Lanka and southern India, Wing beans are most often used for pickling. In Myanmar and New Guinea, special cultivars are grown for their tuberous roots, which resemble mini sweet potatoes and have a nutty taste.
Wing beans are only known to be cultivated, no wild specimen has ever been found. Original cultivation began in Papua New Guinea where the greatest diversity of varieties exist. Wing beans thrive in tropical climates with warm weather, humidity and abundant rainfall. They are grown in Southeast Asia, specifically areas within both the Phillipines and Thailand. Wing beans also grow prolifically in tropical Africa and within the islands of Hawaii.
Recipes that include Wing Beans. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Heart and Hearth||Winged Beans Stewed in Coconut Milk|
|Kahakai Kitchen||Sauteed Winged Beans|
|Kong Kay||Wing Beans Kerabu|
|The Modern Vegetarian||Stir-Fried Winged Bean with Vegetarian Belacan|
|Real Thai Recipes||Wing Bean Salad (yum tua pu – ยำถั่วพู)|
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Near Shanghai, Shanghai, China
About 11 days ago
Spotter's comments : Fresh wing beans are available .
Near Shanghai, Shanghai, China
About 33 days ago
Spotter's comments : Fresh Wing Beans today .