Learn the essentials of tropical and Asian fruits with this useful and portable reference book.Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Fruits introduces approximately 40 frit species commonly found in the Tropics. Each exotic item is described in detail and its country of origin and areas of growth are discussed. Culinary uses are given, with tips on how to produce the best flavors, and the book ends with a number of mouth-watering fruit recipes. Illustrated with beautiful color photographs, this book is a must for lovers of tropical tastes. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.