Amla is anything but an aam entity. It is a special berry packed with all things good. (Want more? Look it up.) But most importantly, the humble berry shares its name with us. Goosebumps … Gooseberry … get the drift?
We actually had to surrender to the internet to find out what this fruit was called in English. While we were at it, our Mothers were busy making an aftermeal out of it. Surprisingly, this fruit turned out to be an excellent aftermeal. Thanks, moms!
Can you guess, which country is the highest producer of Guavas in the world? I-N-D-I-A. And we truly apologise to include it so late in our spread. Though the origin of Guavas is uncertain, a quick search online points at southern Mexico – hundreds of miles away from India. How did they reach here? Munch a few chunks and you might get the answer.