Jackfruit: The King of India

Hailed as a vegan sensation to a western world just discovering its benefits, the jackfruit has always been a part of the Indian kitchen

Joanna Lobo
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10 min readJul 12, 2019

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“Jackfruit” by Cín is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

In India, getting a jackfruit home is an event. The day is planned in advance. A space is cleared out, paper spread on the floor, windows opened to let out the smell and a bottle of…

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Joanna Lobo
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Independent writer. Advocate of the freelance life. Proud Goan. Dog mom. Curious tourist. Cynical journalist.