Pomegranates are the new wonderfood – full of vitamins and antioxidants, good for the heart – and for the sex life. Over the centuries, poets and writers have extolled their beauty, their goodness and their sensuality.
In the first of a new series about exotic fruit, Clare Jenkins talks to the academic Robert Palter and other lovers of this ruby red fruit for a journey into the heart of the pomegranate.
Robert Palter’s book, The Duchess of Malfi’s Apricots and Other Literary Fruits, is published by South Carolina University Press
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