20 exotic fruits from around the world, which you never heardPictolic
Categories: Food and Drinks
Our world is full of unusual fruits that you may not even know. No matter how good your supermarket, you will still find there is only a small fraction of a selection of fruit, which can offer you mother nature. Indeed, in different parts of the world, you can find the most strange and exotic delicacies, most of which you probably never even heard of. They look outside the box and try them — a real adventure.
"Hand Of Buddha"
Citron palmate, or as it is called, "Buddha's hand" is native to China, India and Japan. This fruit is more sweet than sour, and often candy, canned, and insist instead use lemon peel.
Fruit often offered in the churches in China as a symbol of good luck and longevity. In Japan, it is used as a decorative element for the aromatization of rooms and clothes.
This South Asian fruit prickly on the outside but soft and sweet on the inside, known for its unbearable smell, which is banned in many public places in Singapore.
It is also called "dragon eye". Small juicy fruit eaten in China and is often added to soups, snacks, desserts, and sweet and sour dishes. In Chinese medicine, longan has sedative properties.
Mangosteen, another South Asian meal is a favorite dessert fresh in the Malaysian archipelago. The pulp is often conserved, although the fruit still prefer to eat fresh.
Palmyra is growing at palmirovoy palm, and it can often be seen in summer in India, in Southeast Asia and Malaysia. The fruit is known that within it there are small white beans, soft and gelatinous when the fruits are still young.
This South American fruit like Peru and Costa Rica. It is often eaten raw or used in desserts. Powder lukum often used as additives and sweeteners. Although the fruit is quite tasty, some find it unpleasant, as it leaves the specific finish.
Under the barbed peel Marang are sweet little prisiminti the size of a grape. If the fruit is cut, it must be immediately eaten for hours, as it quickly loses its flavor and oxidized.
One of the most famous fruit that grows in Southeast parts of Asia. In jackfruit fleshy, fibrous pulp and eat it as fresh and as a Supplement to desserts and savory dishes.
This resilient Taiwanese fruit and crunchy, and eat it fresh or make a tincture.
Tamarind grows in Africa, but is widely used in many countries. Acidic fruits are used in a variety of Indian dishes and Asian cuisine. Drink, tamarind drink in the countries of South America.
Naranjillo, or Lula, from the outside it looks like an orange, and inside looks like a green tomato with citrus flavor. The fruit is very popular in Colombia and Ecuador, and it is often called the "Golden fruit of the Andes" and "nectar of the gods."
Syzygium cumini is a popular fruit, which is used for desserts in India. Often the fruit is eaten with salt. Also it is used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Fruits Aki grow in Jamaica and can be eaten raw when they Mature. Most often they are used as snacks in the popular Caribbean dishes.
This large fruit of the Pacific Islands sliced and eaten fresh or roasted and served as a side dish. In fruit starchy texture and fragrance, reminiscent of freshly baked bread.
Varieties of jujube, jujube, or "Chinese date" growing up in India, China and throughout Asia. When the fruit is slightly immature, their flesh is white, crisp, juicy, and sweet and sour, like a wild Apple. Ripe fruits are not as crisp and rather loose, wrinkled, and the flesh is porous and musk.
Canistel often called "egg fruit" and it has a sweet and soft pulp, which is used for making milk shakes, ice cream and custard.
This unusual sweet fruit is an important source of food in Micronesia. The leaves of the tree are often used as a condiment in sweet dishes, and oil and flowers for medical purposes.
Everyone who tasted this fruit, I will say that it tastes very similar to chocolate pudding, only it is much less fat than in this chocolate pudding, and 4 times more vitamin C than the average orange. Tropical fruit is a kind of persimmon growing in Mexico, Guatemala and Colombia.
Akebi — very beautiful fruit that grows in the North of Japan. He has white flesh, stuffed inside a variety of shiny black seeds, which are used as a fruit. At the same time, purple pod eaten as a vegetable.
The fruit is edible, but the seeds and pulp are edible, and taste like fresh pepper with a sweet hint of nutmeg. They are often used for the manufacture of annatto, which is added to food for flavoring as a food dye.