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Related to feijoa: Feijoa sellowiana
  • noun

Synonyms for feijoa

South American shrub having edible greenish plumlike fruit

dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh

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Lesson one - A feijoa is a fruit, great in a smoothie and in New Zealand's coolest spirit 42 Below Feijoa Vodka.
Here are our favourite recipes: Chris Edwardes from Aloha Burning Love Ingredients: 30mls 42BELOW Feijoa, 20mls Galliano Authentico, 10mls Chartreuse, 30mls Donn''s mix of grapefruit and cinnamon, 2 dashes absinthe, 20mls lemon juice, 40mls apple juice Method: Shaken strain into a Tiki mug, garnish with allspice, cinnamon and caraway seeds, flame with Chartreuse.
The genera Accara and Feijoa (= Acca, Pineapple Guava) were formerly included in Psidium.
Third finalist Jonty spiced it up for the judges with his Fiery Feijoa, which mixed elderflower liqueur and lemoncello with a birdseye chilli.
The fruit in question is not a kiwi but a feijoa that happens to resemble the flightless bird that is the national symbol of New Zealand.
With scant prompting, the gregarious writer also volunteers that he was an alcoholic; that he is embarrassed by Brazilian president Lula Da Silva's often-stated fondness of his book about a legendary futbol player; that when he turns in for the night, he reads only books in French and English; and that he knows which restaurant in Rio serves the very best feijoa mantega--buttered beans--in the whole world.
To be selected, bartenders worldwide submitted original cocktails using 42 Below Vodka or the brand's flavored varieties, such as Passionfruit, Feijoa, Kiwifruit and Manuka Honey, or the company's South Gin.
Flavors tend toward the exotic, such as Beekiwi, a Manuka honey ice cream with a real kiwifruit swirl; Gingernut, awarded a Gold Medal at the 2002 NZ Ice Cream Awards, which contains crushed gingernut biscuits, sherry and pieces of crystallized ginger; Allsorts of Liquorices, a grey-green ice cream made with real liquorices root powder with chopped liquorice allsort; Cardamom and Orange, a fresh flavored orange ice cream combined with citrus zest and cardamom, also a Gold Medal at the 2002 NZ Ice Cream Awards; and yet a third Gold Medal winner, Feijoa Feijoa, described as a "classic New Zealand flavour" and made with real feijoa fruit.
Pitahaja, Jostaberry, Feijoa, Nashi, and Niespero - all rare tropical fruits which are not widely available on the European market - are well known taste profiles nowadays, thanks to Melchers Aromen, and many manufacturers like to include them in their product range.
It is possible that the winds of Apsheron might change direction and, within a single generation, these dry steppes would turn into humid subtropics, with lemons, tangerines, feijoa.
Antioxidant and free radical scavenging activity of Feijoa Sallowia fruits peel and leaves pharmacology on line, pp: 14-17.
Also known as Feijoa sellowiana, pineapple guava is native to South America.
FDI), headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, boasts a roster of 13 different superfruit flavors, including not only already popular acai, goji berry and mangosteen, but such lesser known varieties as feijoa, yum-berry, jostaberry, cherimoya, babaco, dragon fruit (and its cousin pitahaya or yellow dragon fruit), jackfruit, maqui berry and carambola.
Collectively known as Tropicsense[TM], the range includes well-known fruits such as banana, pineapple and mango as well as bacuri, feijoa, pitahaya and cactus fruit.