[Sca-cooks] Origins of the apple

Judith Epstein judith at ipstenu.org
Mon Aug 24 11:14:52 PDT 2009

On Aug 24, 2009, at 1:08 PM, otsisto wrote:

> I wouldn't call it the "Garden of Eden" as the fruit that Adam and  
> Eve ate was not identified in the bible. When it became identified  
> as being an apple I don't know.

The forbidden fruit has been variously identified as apple,  
pomegranate, etrog (citron), banana, grape, cherry, and by some even  
the cucumber (despite the fact that the cucumber doesn't grow on a  
tree -- but then, neither does the banana, really). I make a Forbidden  
Fruit salad with apples, grapes, cucumbers, pomegranate anils,  
cherries, and using the juice of a lime or lemon to stand in for the  
etrog, which isn't always available.


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