Today Is Pineapple Day

pineapple day

Today Is Pineapple Day

Why have a Pineapple Day? Because Pineapples are a very versatile fruit when it comes to desserts and drinks. A quick search for pineapple recipes will reveal at least thirty.


Colombus first encountered pineapples in Guadeloupe in 1493. The first pineapples were brought to Australia by German missionaries who had spent time in India before traveling to Australia.


Pineapples are readily available these day’s anywhere in the tropics but are more seasonally available in higher latitudes. Celebrate Pineapple Day with a Pina Colada, recipe below.


This day in 1954 also saw the first Nuclear power station be commissioned in Moscow.

Pina Colada Recipe



60ml white rum

30ml coconut cream

90ml pineapple juice

20ml simple syrup

15ml lime juice

Pinapple wedge

6 ice cubes




Pour rum, pineapple juice, coconut cream, simple syrup, lime and ice into a shaker.


Blend and strain into a chilled glass.


Garnish with pineapple.



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