When we talk about exotic fruits, we think of bananas, mangoes, passion fruit or even coconuts but there are other exotic fruits just as tasty, but much rarer. Here is a selection of extremely rare exotic fruit that you will only find in the countries where they grow.
As smooth as whole milk yogurt, this fruit melts in your mouth. Its texture is reminiscent of a cream, similar to bananas. He is given skills to treat dysentery and lower fever. Be careful, however, the seeds are poisonous!
Durian is an Asian fruit famous for its bad smell. It is even banned in some shops and especially in hotels! It’s very fragrant fragrance comes from the organic sulfur it contains. On the other hand, its taste is delicious. Asians love it! In addition it is prescribed for heart problems.
This fruit is huge: it measures on average 1 meter and weighs about thirty kilos. They have a mild and sweet taste reminiscent of banana, mango and pineapple. Its seeds are edible. They are eaten back in oil and have a delicious chocolate flavor.
It looks and tastes like grapes. Jabuticaba is used to make jams, jellies, but also wine or spirits. On the other hand, in Brazil it is used as a treatment for asthma.
The miracle fruit
These little radish-like berries are supposedly magic. Indeed, they reduce the heat of the pepper. Just consume one and about an hour after that, anything you swallow will be absolutely sweet, even the fiercest of peppers!
The red bananas are smaller than conventional bananas. They also have a sweeter taste, slightly reminiscent of the acidity of raspberries and the sweetness of mango. They are also richer in potassium, beta-carotene and vitamin C.
It is called the “horned melon” because it looks like a large yellow melon, but with prickles on its shell. Ripe, they are yellow on the outside and green on the inside. This fruit has a fresh taste between cucumber, kiwi and banana.
The name of this tree was given to its fruit. It is from the same family as the tomato, the eggplant or the pepper. The shape of the fruit is similar to a cherry tomato and its taste is reminiscent of passion fruit. Tamarillo is often eaten as a dessert or used in dishes.
The hand of Buddha
This Asian fruit bears this name, because it’s very particular shape resembles a Buddhist hand. Its flesh is hardly present and when there is some, it has a delicate taste of violet. The yellow fruit is more often used to cook marinated fish or salads.