- Apr 5, 2006
- How about a date?
I’m fascinated by the history of various foods. Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about about dates…
The date palm, Phoenix dactylifera, produces a remarkable fruit—the date. These sweet little gems have been cultivated for so long that it’s difficult to trace their origins. Depending on their sugar content, dates are classifed into one of three categories: soft, semi-dry and dry.
If you’ve never tried one of the soft types, such as a Medjool, you don’t know what you’re missing.read more