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  • Types of Grapes

    20 Different Types of Grapes to Eat and Make Wine

    Grapes are juicy fruits with a sweet-tart flavor and a variety of shapes. When it comes to size, they show diversity too, as some could resemble a small golf ball, while others are as tiny as a pea. Of the 10 000 grapes worldwide, most of them come from Spain, France, and Germany. More numbers […]

  • Types of Peppers

    30 Different Types of Peppers From Sweet to Mild, and Truly Hot

    Peppers, form an integral part in most dishes when it comes to enhancing its flavor. Most peppers are green when unripe, changing to red, orange or even brown on ripening, while some remain green throughout. Of the 50,000 varieties of pepper available worldwide, the prominent ones, have originated in Mexico, parts of South America, and […]

  • 16 Different Types of Melon and What You Can do With Them

    Melon, an edible fruit, mostly having a sweet taste, with varying intensity, has eventually developed as a preferred breakfast fruit. It also finds its way into desserts, smoothies, and juices, while some kinds with their mild taste are cooked too. A rind, a fleshy interior, and black seeds, make a melon, no wonder, they are […]

  • 19 Types of Bananas and What to Do With Them

    Bananas listed as exotic fruits until the first half of the 20th century, has become increasingly popular nowadays. They are readily available in most grocery stores in the United States at a low price. These fruits have versatile uses in their unripe and ripe form, alongside easy storage requirements. They are also high in nutrients, […]

  • 12 Types of Cabbage and Their Uses

    Cabbage, a leafy green, has a long history first cultivated in Europe several hundred years ago. From being used in soups and curries, it has presently become a preferred health food due to its high nutrient value, used in every possible dish from salads to coleslaw, sandwiches to kimchi. A cup of cooked cabbage contains […]

  • 14 Different Types of Pears With Pictures

    Pears are small to medium-sized fruits, with a typical “pear” shape, which is bulbous at the bottom, and tapering to the top. However, the size and look may vary as some appear short and stubby, a few may be egg-shaped, while others may be more elongated. The 3,000 known types of pears could either have […]

  • 20 of the Most Popular Types of Breads

    Bread, a staple food  known worldwide for its versatility and high nutritional value, is primarily made from a simple flour-water dough. Being one of the oldest man-made food items, its importance has been felt since the time when agriculture was man’s primary occupation. The United States leads in the production of bread and other bakery […]

  • 32 Types of Pasta

    Pasta, a staple Italian dish, is cooked as noodles, baked, or even eaten as soups. Presently there are 350 different types of pasta based on the shape, which may vary from spiral, tubular, circular, square, or even flat.

  • 24 Different Types of Apples and What You Can Do With Them

    Apples are a sweet, nutritious fruit richly loaded with vitamins (A, B, C, E, K), minerals (iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous), and fibers. There are over 7,500 varieties and cultivars of apples in the world, with over 2,500 being grown in the US. They are mainly classified based on their color and taste. Some are highly […]

  • 13 of the Popular Types of Sweet and Bitter Oranges

    Oranges are nutritious citrus fruits, rich in vitamin C, alongside vitamin A, B6, magnesium, copper, manganese, selenium, and phosphorous. Adding this fruit to one’s diet help boosting the immune system, maintaining healthy skin as well as keeping the blood sugar and cholesterol levels in check. The color varies from orange to yellow, with the rind […]

  • 22 of the Best Types of Coffee to Keep You Refreshed

    There are umpteen times when we have resorted to a cup of coffee either for instilling a feeling of freshness, to drive away sleepiness or for any other reason whatsoever. The brewing methods play a significant role in the strength and flavor of coffees, making one stand out from the other. There are different ways […]

  • 13 Types of Red Wine

    Red wine is made from black or dark varieties of grapes that accounts for its diverse shades. The young wines are violet, the mature ones have a brick-red hue, whereas the older types have a brownish appearance.  Red wine is low in calories (85 calories in 100 gm.) and is said to be good for […]