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  • From: "David Consolvo" <>
  • To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Question for Lon - now grape seeds
  • Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 21:36:30 -0500

I too love the almondine flavor of serviceberry seeds. I don't like the
taste of
crunched grape seeds though. Yes, 'twould be nice if there was a variety
nice-flavored seeds.

Since you're in NC, if you grow pecans, let me know if you have any varietal

~David Consolvo
Hungrytown, Virginia

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Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:24:41 -0500

>Excellent post Stephen. I sometime wonder about the evolution of the
>American mind as well as the palate!
>Question- as I explore fruit, I realize that chewing on the fruit seeds
>can enhance flavor or can minimize the trouble of eating a seeded fruit.
>Examples: Serviceberry- what would the flavor be without the almond
>accents of the seeds? Passionfruit- way too much trouble to separate
>the seeds from the pulp in my mouth!
>What about grapes? What do people do? I have always spit out the
>seeds, and sometimes the tough skin of muscadines.
>Does anyone chew the seeds of grapes? Do any varieties have seeds that
>when chewed, enhance the flavor of the fruit?
>Betsy Hilborn
>7a NC
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  • Re: [NAFEX] Question for Lon - now grape seeds, David Consolvo, 11/25/2009

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