Re: Marula Fruit ?
- -darrell--it's your lucky day, cobber !!!!!!
marula fruit is one of still spirits new flavours
no mashing , splashing, fermenting , just snap the cap and tip it in
you might like to try their other new flavour which i apply 10 ml /
litre to dark rum -bloody georgeous-caranilla
both come up well as liqueurs too
happy blending brian
-- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@...> wrote:
> In south Africa the marula fruit is mashed, fermented and distilled.
> The spirit is then treated like Baileys with added cream.
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Harry" <gnikomson2000@> wrote:
> > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "morayman98" <morayman98@> wrote:
> > >
> > > I've just been turned on to a drink that is made from Marula
> > > is a kind of cream liqueur called "Amarula",it is made in Southfor the
> > Africa.
> > > I would like to try and duplicate it but I don't have a source
> > > Marula fruit or know what else is in it.I thought someone on hereit.It has
> > might
> > > have tried it,or has made it and could give me a recipe for
> > aCaja
> > > great taste,and I'm sure anyone that has tried it would remember
> > it!Any
> > > help would be greatly appriciated.Thanks,Darrell
> > >
> > Hi Darrell,
> > I don't like your chances.
> > The tree... Sclerocarya birrea (Sub-species caffra). Large or medium
> > sized African Native tree that is midly hardy, surviving brief frosts.
> > Trees are dioecious and male and female trees are required for
> > fruit-set.
> > The Fruit...
> > [093.jpg]
> > Related Species...
> > Anacardiaceae
> > Anacardium giganteum <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/caja_acu.htm>
> > Acu<http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/cashew_apple.htm>
> > Anacardium occidentale
> > Cashew Apple
> > Bouea macrophylla <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/maprang.htm>
> > Mangifera caesia <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/jack.htm><http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/mango.htm>
> > Jack
> > Mangifera caloneura
> > <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/mangifera_caloneura.htm>
> > Mangifera cochinchinesis
> > <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/mangifera_cochinchinesis.htm>
> > Mangifera foetida <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/horse_mango.htm>
> > Horse Mango Mangifera indica
> > Mango Mangifera pajang<http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/membangan.htm>
> > Membangan Mangifera pentrandaseeds
> > <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/mangifera_pentranda.htm> Rhus
> > integrifolia <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/lemonade_berry.htm>
> > Lemonade Berry Spondias dulcis
> > <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/ambarella.htm> Ambarella
> > Spondias mombin <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/yellow_mombin.htm>
> > Yellow Mombin
> > Spondias purpurea <http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/red_mombin.htm> Red
> > Mombin, Purple Mombin
> > According to the Amarula site,
> > (http://www.amarula.co.za/za/learn/amarula_roots/
> > <http://www.amarula.co.za/za/learn/amarula_roots/> ) the tree (and
> > fruit) is native to Southern Africa, and "cannot be cultivated. Fruit
> > must be harvested in the wild".
> > Marketing BS obviously. There are trials going on in Israel (read it
> > here... http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/proceedings1993/V2-496.html
> > <http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/proceedings1993/V2-496.html> ).
> > The upshot is the tree grows from seed and takes 5 yrs to produce a
> > +20kg crop. The fruit is the size of a plum and has a thin layer of
> > flesh around a large oil-filled seed.
> > From what I read, I'd say it would be difficult to get hold of the
> > without being attached to some sort of research institute.won't get
> > As it is a relative of the very large group of fruits called "mango",
> > I'd be inclined to try steeping some of the others listed above in
> > neutral alcohol (40%) or vodka for a couple of weeks. Then follow the
> > standard procedures for liqueur making (added sugar etc.) You
> > the same Amarula liqueur, but you'll get something that may benice, and
> > have a bit of fun in the process.
> > Slainte!
> > regards Harry