In our meals, we are fond of adding fruits for the sake of balancing our diets. Apart from bananas, apples are also conventional in most places across the globe. Several fruits are unique, but they are edible. Read on to learn some of the fruits you can eat no matter their strange characteristics.
Firstly, let us talk about a Kiwano; a fruit that has yellow and green seeds, bright orange spikes on the outside and a bright green inside. It an indigenous fruit especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and is related to the melon family. In Southeast Asia, Durian is a favorite fruit and is grown in major parts of those areas. It is characterized by a powerful scent that resembles that of fried onions, and it is prohibited in places such as part of Singapore. In other parts of the world, Jackfruit is a common fruit. It is known to be the largest fruit from a tree and is a native fruit in Southeast Asia. If you are a vegetarian, you can cook it as you would pork.
It is also important to note that you can have a different taste for Soursoup. Although Cherimoya is grown in many parts of the world, it is native to South America. Cherimoya has poisonous seeds, and you should be cautious not to break it. Similarly, Atemoya, which is a mix that came from Cherimoya, and has a shape similar to the heart, also has a poisonous seed. It is also important to note that they have a strange feature; between 2-4pm, they are female, but they go back to their male stage the following day between 3-5pm.
The other unique fruit you probably didn’t know existed is Physalis (golden barriers), and is related to tomatoes. In South America, you won’t miss this fruit in a well-stocked grocery. In Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, Feijoa is one of their native fruits. It is tart inside but has a green outer cover and very small in size. You can scoop out its flesh with a spoon, and it is popular in California.
The other weird fruit is Akebia Quinata, which is common in Japan and is a seasonal delicacy there. The rind of this fruit can be stuffed with ground meat and deep-fried. Lastly, you should learn about Rambutan, a weird fruit that is similar to a small red hairy ball. This fruit can be used to make jams and jelly and is also known to do well in places that have a warm climate such as parts of Central America.