Jul 20, 2018

Long time listeners and readers of News-Press storyteller Amy Bennett Williams are well aware of her passion for foods that grow and thrive quite well in Southwest Florida’s subtropical climate.  From mangoes to key limes to wild oranges, she relishes them all and maintains an acute mental map of the various locations in our region where such sweet culinary treasures can be harvested from the wild.  Now that it’s summer, this week’s essay pays homage to yet another subtropical treat that thrives in our climate, yet has not become a staple in the produce sections of local grocery stores.