my tattoo for my mom, in her handwriting. this is from a letter she wrote me when she was in the barbados for cancer treatment. she passed away when i was only five. i miss her so much, and i know she misses me too.
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Beach House - Barbados
C O C K T A I L G R A P E F R U I T
The Cocktail grapefruit is a cross between a pomelo and a Mandarin orange. It has seeds, a very sweet flavor and low acidity. It is less bitter than other grapefruit varieties.
The grapefruit is a citrus fruit and a natural cross of the pomelo and the sweet orange. It was known as shaddock (or shattuck) until the 1800s. Its current name alludes to clusters of the fruit on the tree, which often appear similar to grapes. It has a crisp scent and bittersweet flavor.
H E A L T H B E N E F I T S
Studies have shown grapefruit helps lower cholesterol and there is evidence that the seeds and flesh have high levels of antioxidants which help protect the body against cancer. Grapefruit also has a mild laxative effect. Grapefruit peel oil is used in aromatherapy and it is historically known for its aromatic scent.
H I S T O R Y
Grapefruit was first documented in 1750 by the Rev. Griffith Hughes describing specimens from Barbados. It was brought to Florida in 1823.
S E L E C T I O N & S T O R I N G
Select grapefruits that are firm yet yielding and heavy for their size. They are best stored on a shaded countertop for a week but can also be refrigerated to last up to two months.
P R E P T I P S
Best eaten fresh and raw, grapefruits are often sliced in half with segments scooped out using a spoon. Honey is a nice complement to grapefruit’s flavor and can be used to mellow out an overly tart fruit.
R E C I P E S
Broiled Grapefruit • Grapefruit and Avocado Salad • Spicy Grapefruit Coleslaw • Vegan Grapefruit Granita Sorbet Recipe • Gourmet Grapefruit Gazpacho Recipe • Grapefruit Sunrise Smoothie • Poppy Seed Grapefruit Torte • Shrimp and Grapefruit Spinach Salad
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