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Cashew

Anacardium occidentale

Notes:

It is rare that those that love to eat the Cashew get to see the fruit as well. The fruit is delicious to eat or juice.



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25 Comments (1–25)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

jejejeje

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

No me gusta mucho el sabor de la fruta pero la semilla es demasiado rica, ya me antoje

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

I would love to know how to make that wine. The Cashew's and the fruits are just beginning to grow and in a short time they will be everywhere.

kadavoor
kadavoor 7 years ago

We use them to prepare Cashew wine which is so yummy!

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

@ bayucca, Macadamia can be the Ace!
Thanks to all for the great contributions for this "Seed Bank!"
The lotus seed is one of my favorites. It is Bland and yet tasty,contradictory as they sound!
@ Lars,Check the Devils Claw Seed Pod out and let me know how spooked out or spookified you are!

Jeannette
Jeannette 7 years ago

And yes macadamia is also nice ;)

Jeannette
Jeannette 7 years ago

Thank you, today I learnt something new :)

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Hey! Do not forget the Macadamia!!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Nice, guys....

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

8>]

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

O really? The king and the queen?! haha.

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Walnuts of course :D

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Ok Lars; spill the beans; what is the king then? :)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

thanks for that picture - now I finally have an idea what the plant and fruit looks like...I love cashews - the Queen of all nuts :)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Great info bayucca...luckily we are just a month away from cashew fruit season!!

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Cashew is really a very interesting fruit (not a nut). To my knowledge it is the only fruit on the world where the seed is actually out side the fruit! Many animals eat the fruit and do not touch the seed, so a elegant possibility to spread the seeds. And the Cardol oil is often used as brake linings (I am not kidding!)...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dominikhofe...

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Thnx. Maybe one day we will have a chance to taste the fruit!! The color is vibrant.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Emma, you can clearly see the see below which is in the shape of the cashew you have come to love and eat your whole life. The fruit is above the greyish seed.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Costa,can you clarify which is the seed?

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

You couldn't have said it better asergio DE-LI-CI-OUS!
Emma I am on my way to adding it to the mission!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Emma, the taste of cashew fruit is almost, but not exactly, completely different of any other fruit. It is de-li-ci-ous!!!

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

This would be an excellent addition to the Seed and Seed Pods mission. Please consider joining!!
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8362...

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

I haven't eaten jack fruit but the cashew fruit is sweet, taste in the direction of a grape but not the same, stringy soft flesh, and a bit chalky.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

I have eaten raw cashews and cashew nuts. Really delicious. Have not tasted the fruit. Reminds me of jack-fruit. is the flavor similar? jack-fruit is simply delicious.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Amazing!

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.20, Long: -85.83

Spotted on May 20, 2011
Submitted on Oct 18, 2011

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