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Eingelegte Kapern der Größe surfines. Eigenen Aufnahme, Public Domain

Capers (the bud of the caper plants) are an essential ingredient in sauce tartare and are often added to tapenade. France is a leading exporter, and studies show that they are also very good for you.

Câprons are the seldom seen fruit of the caper plant.

Fruit and nuts

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Rainer Zenz at German Wikipedia