Among the featured fruits are the maypop, the pawpaw, and the jujube, which is not a chewy movie candy but a Chinese date
The Chinese date
their claim under the "9-dotted line" to as early as 1948.
The nonprofit project focuses on traditional fruits, such as apples, peaches, pears, and cherries, as well as a few less common trees, such as figs and Chinese dates
Leong will be sharing his Cantonese-inspired recipes with eager diners at Atlantis this week when he cooks at Saffron and hosts a cooking class featuring a variety of Asian dishes, including the Singapore classic wok-fried black pepper crab, slow-cooked Chinese cabbage with dried scallop, tom yam fried rice with roasted duck and double-boiled winter melon consommEa with Chinese dates
The soup contains (among other things) Chinese dates
, ginseng, m e d l a r, tragacanth and a good helping of fresh lizard.