Category: Food

Lukanani – The “Sweetest” Sweet Water Fish

Peacock Bass (Cichla ocellaris), Butterfly Peacock Bass, Waterwolf, or Lukanani is actually a cichlid, not a member of the bass family. The Lukanani is native to the Maroni and Essequibo drainages in the Guianas and the Rio Branco River in Brazil. It is sometimes confused with Tucanare Peacock Bass (Cichla monoculus) which is native to…

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Ochro – Health Benefits You Didn’t Know

According to the Natural Society (2013) article, Ohro “Also referred to as lady’s finger and gumbo, is a nutritional powerhouse used throughout history for both medicinal and culinary purposes. Once loved by the Egyptians and still used in many dishes today (such as the infamous gumbo dish), this pod-producing, tropical vegetable dates back over 3500 years…

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