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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Jack Fruit - Project 365 # 72

Jack Fruit is called "Langka" in the Philippines.  I miss eating fresh  fruit  of langka but  the only available here in the US is the canned ones.   We buy  it most of the time because my daughter love langka too.  We also love to put it in turon and ginataan.
March 13, 2011:
  • My husband  couldn't sleep last night, he was coughing a lot so I did not sleep good either.
  • We did not go to church today, we're worried that whatever hubby got might be  transferred to other people in church.
  • I made some tinola today,  will bring some to my father in law as he has not eat anything for days, he got sick pretty bad.

18 sumptuous burps..:

Judy Sheldon-Walker said...

I have heard of jack fruit but never tasted it or seen it. Your pictures make it even more intriguing.

clavsupclose said...

Wow that is sooo yellow! I love it! Guess what, I love Langka too, in fact I could finish the whole thing without sharing? LOL!

Liza said...

Hope both men are feeling better now.

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imriz said...

we missed langka, too. soo yellow ^_^

w0rkingAth0mE said...

yummy, my supply kami nito hehe libre sa kapitbahay daming tanim eh :)

Shobha said...

I love this fruit.
Amazing shots and lovely colour.

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

I have never heard of Jack fruit, a new one to me! Diane

Leovi said...

Beautiful yellow. I wish you a wonderful week!

Anne said...

Mas masarap kasi pag fresh girl noh? Pero mukhang masarap din naman yan eh. Mine is up and its here thanks

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inday_adin said...

I hope everyone's feeling better by now, mommy. I too love langka and I miss it. My grandparents have langka trees and we get to eat them fresh and free. Hmmm.. I can smell it already. hehehe... Yummy!

Adin B

Lina Gustina said...

Hope your husband and FIL will better soon, Rose.
We call this fruit nangka; it's almost similar right?
We have nangka tree in the front of our home :)

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Nessa said...

Wow, those pics made me want to go find some jackfruit lol. I love fresh fruit, especially this time of year. it's already getting hot in Texas and hot meals are just no fun!

Gary said...

Your Langka is perfect for Mellow Yellow. Looks yummy!

Francisca said...

I've been in Asia over 25 years, but only tasted jackfruit a few years ago... and LOVE it. Too bad for me I waited so long.

Chuchie | Chie Wilks said...

wow..the langka looks yummy. i hope it taste the same with the fresh ones

my mellow yellow post:
a friend in yellow caught drinking again
the yellow fence at 8Food Park

Eden said...

Love ginataan with langka. So yummy

Mel Alarilla said...

Too bad that the jackfruit you had came from Thailand. But we do not have any jackfruits in cans, only in bottles. Sana kung may available na same products from the Philippines eh yung ang bilhin mo para makatulong naman sa export nang Philippines. Kawawa naman si John at father niya na parehong may sakit pa. I will continue to pray for the healing of both of them. By the stripes of Jesus they are healed. Amen. Be strong Rose since you were the only one who did not get sick. Ikaw talaga ang muog nang pamilya mo. Malalagpasan mo rin ang matinding pagsubok sa inyo katulad din na malalagpasan din nina Bambie dear and Clarissa at iba pa nating kababayan sa Japan ang matinding pagsubok sa kanila. I have been praying for all of you with a grieved heart. Thanks for the post. God bless you all always. BTW, pray also for mommy Rubz. She's having a severe domestic problem with her husband. I monitored her situation at Facebook.

Jemina said...

Wow, jackfruit, yumm!! it's been ages since I last had it. I sure miss it.

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