Jackfruit

The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus, also known as jack tree, jakfruit, or sometimes simply jack or jak) is a species of tree in the Artocarpus genus of the mulberry family (Moraceae). It is native to parts of South and Southeast Asia, and is believed to have originated in the southwestern rain forests of India, in present-day Kerala,TamilNadu, coastal Karnataka and Maharashtra. The jackfruit tree is well suited to tropical lowlands, and its fruit is the largest tree-borne fruit, reaching as much as 80 pounds (36 kg) in weight, 36 inches (90 cm) in length, and 20 inches (50 cm) in diameter.
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  • Eating with John Chow – Seabirds Kitchen

    … tasted amazing, and the prices are quite reasonable. The small plate dishes range from $4.95 for the soup of the day, to $7.75 for the BBQ Jack Sliders. The entrees range from $9.95 to $13.95. The tacos are the best deal at only $3.95 each. We were too full to sample any dessert, but I’m told the Chaffle (a churro waffle topped with vanilla ice…

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