Champion (Artocarpus champeden, Chempedak or Cempedak). Originally from Malaysia, where it is mainly grown, it is also cultivated in neighboring Brunei, Thailand, Indonesia. A relative of Marange, Breadfruit and Jackfruit.
The fruits are elongated, large (up to 45 cm in length and up to 15 cm in width), covered with a yellow-brown rough skin, smell pleasantly. 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