Pepino
Pepino (Melon Pear, Sweet Cucumber, Solanum muricatum) is a shrub native to South America, where it is mainly grown and also cultivated in New Zealand. Quite large rounded fruits weighing…

Continue reading →

Pepino
Pepino (Melon Pear, Sweet Cucumber, Solanum muricatum) is a shrub native to South America, where it is mainly grown and also cultivated in New Zealand. Quite large rounded fruits weighing…

Continue reading →

Salak
Salak (Salak, Salakka, Rakum, Snake fruit, Snake fruit, Salacca zalacca). A very popular fruit in Southeast Asia. Teardrop-shaped fruits (up to 4 cm in diameter) are covered with a brown…

Continue reading →

Purple Mombin

Purple Mombin (Mexican plum, Spondius Purpurea, Spondias purpurea, jocote, Hog Plum, Makok, Amra, Sirigela, Siriguela, Ciriguela, Ciruela). The homeland of mombin is tropical America from Mexico to Brazil and the Caribbean, it was later naturalized in Nigeria, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.

One of the names of purple mombin is “Ciruela”, sometimes used in Latin America, “plum” is literally translated from Spanish, and, in fact, it is also used to denote ordinary plum. And the Spaniards themselves use a different name for mombin – “jocote”. So look, do not be surprised at the possible confusion with this chitroconserved fruit! In general, in addition to the ones I have listed, he also has a bunch of local names, the listing of which would really take another paragraph …

The fruits are oval oblong up to 5 cm long with a thin skin that can be red, yellow, purple or orange (the latter option looks very much like kumquat …). The yellow flesh has a fibrous structure; it is fragrant, juicy, and the taste is sweet and sour. Inside there is one large bone with grooves.

It contains a lot of B vitamins, vitamin C, potassium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper.

Watermelon, cucumber and watermelon
Watermelon, cucumber and watermelon - (Rough melotria, Melothria scabra, Mouse watermelon, Mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkins, Sandita, Cucamelon). A very strange subject on our list ... Decide for yourself whether…

...

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…

...

Pitahaya
Pitahaya (Pitaya, Lun Yang, Dragon Fruit, Dragon fruit, sometimes Dragon Eye). Only when he began to prepare this article did he learn that pitahaya is a cactus. It comes from…

...

Vani
Vani (lat. "Mangifera caesia", White mango, Wani, Belunu, Binjai, Yaa-lam, White mango, Bayuno, Mangga wani, sometimes the name Jack, that is, Jack, but not to be confused with Jackfruit!) Is…

...