Rose apple (Sizigium yamboz, Malabar plum, Chompu, Chmphū̀, Rose apple, Chom-poo). It is actively grown in the region of its origin – in the countries of Southeast Asia, especially a lot in Thailand.
It doesn’t look like an apple in shape at all, but rather looks like a pear or a bell. Continue reading
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. Continue reading