Santol or Cato
Santol grows in the countries of Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Philippines). The fruit of Santola has a rounded shape from 8 to 15 cm in diameter with…

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Passion fruit
Passion fruit (Passion fruit, Passfruit, Passion fruit, Passionflower edible, Passiflora edible, Granadilla purpurea) is native to South America, and is currently grown in many countries with a tropical climate. Round…

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Exotic fruits
Traveling abroad, especially in warm countries, a Russian tourist is faced with completely unknown fruits that have never been seen before. I also often do not even believe my eyes,…

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Chrysophillum or Star Apple

Star apple fruits are round or oval up to 10 cm in diameter. The peel is thin, smooth from green to purple or brown, depending on the variety. Under the peel is a layer of peel of the same color as the peel itself. The pulp is white to violet, juicy, sweet, sticky, jelly-like, with an apple flavor. Inside, there are up to 10 solid solid brown bones, up to 2 cm long. In cross section, the flesh resembles a star. Continue reading

Pomelo

Pomelo (Pomelo, Pamela, Pomelo, Pummelo, Pumelo, Som-o, Pompelmus, Sheddock, Citrus maxima, Citrus grandis, Chinese grapefruit, Jeybong, Jeruk, Limo, Lusho, Jambura, Sai Seh, Banten, Zebon, Robeb Tenga) . The homeland of this citrus fruit is Southeast Asia, which is currently grown in many countries, our supermarkets are a frequent commodity, but many still have not tried it, so for them it is definitely still exotic. Continue reading

Mafai

Mafai (Burmese grapes, Mafai, Baccaurea ramiflora, Baccaurea sapida) grows in most South Asian countries, but most of all in Malaysia and India.

It has nothing to do with grapes, except for the second name; well, wine is also made from mafai. Round fruits (from 2.5 to 4 cm in diameter) with peels of various colors, depending on the variety, from yellowish-cream, red and to purple. Continue reading

Goji berries
Among the supporters of a healthy diet, Goji berries, which are grown in Mongolia, China, Tibet, have recently become popular. Wild varieties (common dereza) grow in our latitudes and are…

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Tamarind
Tamarind Sweet (Sweet Tamarind, Indian Date, Asam, Sampalok, Chintapandu). The birthplace of this legume tree is East Africa, nowadays it is cultivated everywhere in tropical countries. The fruits are long,…

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Carambola or Star Fruit
The birthplace of carambola is Southeast Asia. There, this exotic fruit is eaten just like we eat apples or cucumbers. And to taste, it is something in between an apple,…

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Rambutan
Rambutan (Rambutan, Ngo, “hairy fruit”). The amusing appearance of rambutan is remembered immediately. The round red fruits (up to 5 cm in diameter) are really “hairy”, even he is named…

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