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  • Oh wait, it's possible that with her hands in that position, she's trying to hide her love-apple.

    Veja: Lettuce Never Forget!

  • It seemed that while Venice spun itself into an overheated frenzy, the doge would sip cold love-apple soup under his bed canopy, and only three councilmen would come to the palace to eat a sensible meal of the same soup, cold chicken, and chilled cantaloupe.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • One day, while seasoning a complicated love-apple sauce for his stuffed pasta, the chef idly remarked, “It would be interesting to stir a wicked pot with an innocent spoon.”

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • On their return, I saw for the first time, the pitanga, a berry of which an excellent preserve is made; it grows upon a beautiful shrub, scarcely to be distinguished, either in flower or leaf, from the broad-leaved myrtle; the berry is as large as a filbert, and divided and coloured like the large red love-apple.

    Journal of a Voyage to Brazil And Residence There During Part of the Years 1821, 1822, 1823

  • It was first used for ornamental purposes and was called "love-apple."

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

  • I rubbed myself the colour of a love-apple, humming the while old-time ditties long since driven out of my head by the Latin rubbish.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • Among the edible plants which serve for seasoning or spicery, I must mention the love-apple (_Tomate_), which thrives well in all the warm districts of Peru; and the Spanish pepper (_Aji_), which is found only on the coast and in the mild woody regions.

    Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests

  • Here the direction of our road was E.S.E. The Arab who accompanied me presented me with a fruit which grows wild in these parts, and is unknown in the northern parts of Syria, and even at Damascus; it is of the size of a small egg, of the colour of the Tomato or love-apple, of a sweet agreeable taste, and full of juice.

    Travels in Syria and the Holy Land

  • Damascus; it is of the size of a small egg, of the colour of the Tomato or love-apple, of a sweet agreeable taste, and full of juice.

    Travels in Syria and the Holy Land

  • Will I work my way through the recipes for raspberry sex tonic, blackberry body syrup, love-apple seduction or spiced nuts?

    The Dominion: All Stories

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