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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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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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…

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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 up to 700 g. They can vary significantly in shape and color, yellow shades predominate, sometimes with purple or violet touches. The pulp is very juicy, yellowish in color, the sweet and sour taste resembles a melon, and the aroma is something between a melon, a pumpkin and a cucumber. Small seeds in the sinuses of the pulp are edible. Pepino is used as a dessert, added to salads, sauces, it can be canned or made jam. Unripe fruits are used as regular vegetables.

Pepino is very saturated with vitamins A, B1, B2, C, PP, as well as iron, potassium pectin. Ripe can be stored in the refrigerator for several months, while unripe ones can also be stored for a long time and mature.

Abacashi
Abacashi (Abacaxi) is mainly grown in Brazil. Most readers, looking at a photograph of the fruit, will say that this is just pineapple and it has long been no longer…

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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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Guava
Guava (Psidium, Guayava, Guayaba). Originally from South America (tentatively from the territory of modern Peru), today, in addition to the tropics of America, it is cultivated in Asia, Israel and…

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Marula
Marula (Marula, Sclerocarya birrea) - except in Africa, in the south and west of the continent, you will not meet this tree. It is almost impossible to buy fruits outside…

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