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The Fruit Chronicles: coconut

Cameron Baker, MVC Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

Have you ever heard of cocoa, before? Well, let me be the first to tell you, that if you slap nut at the end of cocoa, it creates a wondrous combination of fruit, nut, and seed. These are commonly referred to as drupes. The coconut is a rare tropical oddity, but that cannot stop me from reviewing it. F...

The Fruit Chronicles: banana


Cameron Baker, MVC Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

Bananas, the fruit of all fruits, are some of the tastiest fruits according to many people. However, could all this tastiness come with a negative side effect? Bananas are a blessing, but the way your breath smells after eating one is just obscene. Banana breath is one of the most common causes of social ostraci...

The Fruit Chronicles: kiwi


Cameron Baker, MVC Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

Hundreds of years ago, when the kiwi was first found by the western world, the explorers must have been amazed by what tasted like a sweet cross between a mango and strawberry. Nowadays, however, the kiwi is not a household fruit, yet it is not unheard of either. It falls in the area of uncommon rather ...

The Fruit Chronicles: Buddha’s Hand

Cameron Baker, MVC Staff Photographer

January 14, 2019

Oh, sorry I didn’t see you there. It’s me, Cameron, back with another fruit review. Have you ever wondered what Manmath Gupta, an Indian revolutionary, would look like if he were a fruit? Well, wonder no more. Today I have the pleasure to review the Buddha’s Hand fruit, and it is a unique, wild...

The Fruit Chronicles: mango


Cameron Baker, MVC Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018

An elusive fruit, the mango has been tasted by a select few hundred million people across the globe. The fruit is somewhat difficult to come by and for good reason, too. The mango is simply a bland fruit to eat. With a juicy inside, the complexion of the exterior of the mango is very similar to the pe...

The Fruit Chronicles: pineapple


Cameron Baker, MVC Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

Ever truly enjoyed a fruit before? Well, you have not until you have tried a pineapple.  Whether from a can, bag, or right off of the pineapple vine, pineapples are zesty and tangy. For those unfamiliar with how to consume a pineapple, you should take the skin off with a fruit peeler or peeling...

The Fruit Chronicles