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Meyer Lemon The Meyer Lemon is a citrus fruit from China. It is thought to be a cross of a lemon and mandarin orange. It is called a Meyer Lemon because it was back to America by Frank Meyer in 1908. He was an agricultural explorer for the USDA. Meyer Lemons are large, juicy citrus fruit that has a smooth, pliable rind that is relatively thin. Most Meyer Lemons are very juicy and full of seeds. It is very low in acid and tastes similar to an un-sweet orange with lemon un
Fuzzy Melon The fuzzy melon, benuncasa hispida, is a common vegetable in Asian cooking. More commonly known as mo gua, fuzzy melon, or fuzzy squash, it is actually a member of the melon family. The fuzzy melon originates in Southern China. Sometimes it is referred to as the Chinese vegetable marrow. The fuzzy melon is green and looks like a zucchini with a fine hair-like fuzz covering the skin. The flesh is cream colored, and has a mild flavor. They range in size from 6 t