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Best Ever Superfruit – Baobab!

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I am in a never ending search for unique, exotic, and little known foods from ethnic cultures around the world. This search includes finding the best ever superfruit. In doing so, I stumbled onto this amazing fruit that grows on the majestic, indigenous to North Africa, Baobab Tree.

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(Photo Attributed to Author: Bernard Gagnon)

The Baobab tree (common name for the 9 species of trees in the genus Adansonia) looks like a giant, standing alone, high above the shrubbery in vast plains. And they are, indeed, very large trees. Adansonias often attain heights of nearly 100 feet and the diameters of their monolithic trunks will grow as large as 36 feet.

Immensely popular in Africa, particularly in the northern regions, Baobab fruit has been the planet’s “best kept secret”, when it comes to healthy foods, for centuries. I did some Google searches for keywords such as:

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Grenadian Stuffed Breadfruit

Grenadian Stuffed Breadfruit

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This Grenadian Stuffed Breadfruit recipe is taken from our Smallest Countries Worldwide Cuisines page. For more delicious recipes like this one, with huge palate appeal from tiny countries, click here.

Grenadian Stuffed Breadfruit

Grenadian Stuffed Breadfruit is a national specialty dish in this little country. Breadfruits (sometimes called “Jackfruits”) are huge, averaging about the same size as an American football. They can be eaten raw as fruits, but also can be stuffed – with many different kinds of foods, most often, in Grenada, some kind of meat – and cooked for a main course dish. This recipe calls for stuffing the breadfruit with meat, but, if you are vegetarian, feel free to substitute cooked beans, rice, soy-based foods, etc.

Grenadian Stuffed Breadfruit Recipe-

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