What's pericarp puree? Here's a hint: you might find a pitcher with a label like this in a botanist's refrigerator!

To learn about what goes into pericarp puree--and some other interesting facts as well,

head for this site:

To discover more about fruit, look for these titles in your library or bookstore:

Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds, by Jerome Wexler,
Simon and Schuster, 1991

From Flower to Fruit, by Anne Ophelia Dowden,
Houghton Mifflin Co., 1994

Fruits, Roots, and Fungi: Plants We Eat, by Isamu Sekido,
Carolrhoda Books, 1993

All original text, graphics, and art © 1998 Stephen Kramer and Richard Torrey