Ingredient Spotlight: Baobab, the African Superfood That Has Twice as Much Calcium as Dairy
Original story at One Green Planet• 3 mentions • 2 months ago
One Green Planet 2 months ago
If you’ve never heard of baobab, we guarantee that you’ve seen a depiction of one at least once. Remember that iconic tree from The Lion King where Rafiki the baboon lived and performed shamanistic rituals? That is a baobab tree. It is also the iconic Tree of Souls in James Cameron’s Avatar. These stunning fictional portrayals of baobab aren’t too far from the truth — these trees really do grow to massive sizes and have been considered symbols of life for centuries. They are even known as “The Tree of Life” in some cultures. In recent years, the fruit of ...