The Algerian Melon: An Heirloom Luxury from Ancient Times

The Algerian Melon, "Melon d’Algier," is an ancient fruit that has survived throughout the years due to its polymorphic nature.

D’Alger melon is a North African heirloom that traces its roots back to ancient Rome. This decadent cantaloupe-type melon was held in high esteem, considered food for the rich.
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