This handy field guide introduces over 40 different fruits commonly found in Asia. Each fruit is clearly presented and described, with a detailed description of each fruit including its country of origin and areas of growth. Culinary uses are also given, with helpful tips on how to produce the best flavours when consuming and cooking these fruits. With nine exciting Asian recipes for readers to try, this book is an absolute must for lovers of tropical tastes. Features of Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Fruits include: A handy paperback format and eye-catching cover; Descriptions and notes on over 40 fruits, including avocado, banana, breadfruit, coconut, dragon's eye fruit (or longan), durian, guava, jackfruit, langsat, lychee, lime, mango, papaya, rambutan, salak, sapodilla, soursop and water apple; Listing of scientific and family names, as well as common names in Indonesian, Malay and Thai; Over 100 beautiful colour photographs; A wealth of expert botanical information.