Λόγω αλλαγής στον server, όλα τα ελληνικά άρθρα είναι πλέον μαζί στη διεύθυνση http://greekinter.net/ I moved my server so if you are looking for that previous site with my shiny bald head, look no further. All the content from that is now here. I also threw in some other sites for good measure, various projects… Continue reading Where is what I am looking for?
Fig and Olive, Fig Charleston, the girl and the fig
Why do so many popular restaurants use the name “fig”? From the Fig & Olive website we read: “FIG & OLIVE is about passion for the best olive oils, flavors and cuisine from the Riviera& Coastal regions of the South of France, Italy and Spain. Our large variety of extra virgin olive oils was selected… Continue reading Fig and Olive, Fig Charleston, the girl and the fig
Why do figs split open?
It seems peculiar. Why should the fig plant not protect its fruit until the seeds can fall to the ground? Is splitting open some unusual way of enticing animals to eat the fruit? Slight splitting shouldn’t put you off eating a fig. It is actually quite normal and caused by humidity. Well drained land usually… Continue reading Why do figs split open?
Do figs ripen after they are picked off the tree?
No, figs don’t ripen after being picked. So you need to read carefully. If you are picking the figs yourself make sure they aren’t too hard and that they are easy to remove. Just lift them gently and they should begin to become unattached or feel ready to leave the tree. Unripe figs don’t taste… Continue reading Do figs ripen after they are picked off the tree?