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Exotic fruits from all over the world
1. Sandia Aboujahl (Hindavane Aboujahl)
Botanical name:Citrullus colocynthis
A miniature watermelon that resembles the cucamelon in appearance is aboujahl. These tiny watermelons are one of the most delicious exotic fruits out there.
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Botanical name:Akebia quinata
Akebi is also called chocolate vine. The pulp has a mild flavor with a hint of coconut. It has a very short fruiting season, making it fairly rare to find.
Botanical name:Euterpe oleracea
This unusual exotic fruit from South America grows in the rainforests of Brazil. It tastes similar to chocolate and the berries are purple-black in color.
Botanical name:Schwuchtel orellana
With its nutty and earthy taste, it tastes exotic and is worth trying. Food coloring obtained from its seeds is also used to impart yellow or orange color.
Botanical name:was × atemoya
Another exotic hybrid fruit is a cross between pine cone and pine cone. It is very juicy and has a sour taste like a pina colada.
6. He is coming
Botanical name:Eugenia was arrested
Araza is native to the Amazon rainforest in Peru, Brazil and Ecuador and is one of the most exotic fruits in the world. It has a sour taste that is often mixed into juices, smoothies, and used in ice cream.
Botanical name:Artocarpus altilis
One fascinating thing about breadfruit is that it can be eaten at different stages of growth. When the fruit is ripe, it's a good choice for desserts.
8. Hand of Buddha (buschukan)
Botanical name:Citrus Medica Var. Sarcodactyl
This exotic fruit is edible and is mainly used in savory sweets and dinners. Buddha's Hand smells slightly lemony and sweet of lavender.
9. Banana passion fruit
Botanical name:Passion fruit Tarminiana
It is an oval-shaped fruit that has a tart and tangy taste, similar to the common purple passion fruit, with slightly less acidity. It is excellent for juices.
10. Cactus Barril (Muppets)
Botanical name:Ferocactus wislizeni
Barrel cacti look dangerous and can be harvested straight from the plant and eaten raw, and the flesh and seeds can be eaten as is or even cooked. With a tart flavor that's somewhere between kiwi and lemon, Barrel Cactus is a little slimy like okra.
Botanical name:Averrhoa Carambole
The carambola is native to Southeast Asia and is also called carambola because it resembles the shape of a star when cut. This sweet and slightly tart fruit is a great alternative to citrus and also serves as a garnish.
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12. Canister (Court)
Botanical name:rural pottery
Canistel has a chewy texture that tastes similar to sweet potato, only with a strong flavor. When ripe, its skin turns completely yellow.
Botanical name:Western Anacardo
The cashew nut is more like a companion fruit and is about three times the size of the real fruit. It is yellow or reddish in color with two shells or walls. The top coat is fine, springy, smooth and olive green until maturity, after which it turns light brown.
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Botanical name:Theobroma grandiflorum
This fruit belongs to the cacao family and is often used to create a new type of chocolate. The exotic taste is similar to chocolate, with hints of melon, banana and pineapple.
15. Guaba aus Costa Rica (Guabero)
Botanical name:Inga eats
All you have to do is pop the seed, making sure to eat only the cottony pulp and chew until creamy and delicious. Don't forget to spit out the seeds!
16. Cape Groselha (Peruvian France)
Botanical name:Physalis peruviana
The orange-yellow fruit grows in a thin, papery shell. Its flavor is an attractive blend of tomato and pineapple. It is most often eaten dipped in chocolate.
17. Tannenzapfen (Cherimoya)
Botanical name:he saw a blackberry
This exotic fruit is considered one of the most delicious fruits in the world. It has a creamy texture with a combination of flavors from other fruits like strawberry, pineapple and banana.
18. Cluster Fig (Flussfeige oder Gular rote)
Botanical name:Ficus racimo
With an aroma similar to that of spiced apples, figs develop a very sweet, slightly spicy and neutral taste. This fruit can be used to make pickles, as a flavoring accompaniment, or made into curries or soups.
Botanical name:Rubus Chamaemorus
Blackberries are often used to make jams, pies, juices or toppings for pancakes and ice cream. This soft and juicy fruit has a sour taste.
This is not a popular variety of berry, but has recently seen increased interest due to the raw fruit's use in making jams, jellies, and wine. With its slightly sour taste, it tastes much better when cooked.
21. Chocolate Wine Fruit
Botanical name:Akebia quinata
Chocolate Vine Fruit has a soft flesh that is typically eaten raw with a squeeze of lemon juice or made into a puree, juice, fruit juice or ice cream.
Botanical name:Citrofortunella microcarpa
A combination of orange and lemon gives the Calamnsi lemon a much stronger scent and more juice than regular lemons.
Botanical name:cheers for success
A fruit native to Mexico in the same family as melon, cucumber and squash, chayote can be eaten on its own and is also used in salads and sauces. Ripe chayote tastes mild between pumpkin and Armenian cucumber.
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Botanical name:Melothria scabra
This small fruit resembles small watermelons, but only on the outside. Cucamelon is considered delicious with a flavor resembling a combination of cucumber and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Botanical name:parasite spear
The duku has a very sour taste when it is younger, but as it matures the fruit develops a sweet and sour taste, similar to grapefruit and grapefruit.
Inside the fruit's prickly skin is a smooth, creamy flesh. It can taste like caramel and minced garlic poured in whipped cream.
Botanical name:Citrus australásica
Increasingly popular as a gourmet fruit, Australian lime is also known as caviar lime. The small onions have a taste similar to that of the common lime.
Botanical name:Aca cellowiana
Feijoa is a sweet fruit with hints of mint, pineapple and apple flavor. It is commonly eaten raw and is best known for its smoothies. The fruit is originally from New Zealand but is quite rare and expensive around the world.
29. Caqui Fuyu
Botanical name:Diospyros-Kaki 'Fuyu'
The Fuyu kaki or "fruit of the gods" is known for its historical and mythological importance. This strain is the most popular for its delicious sweet taste.
30. False (Blackcurrant)
Botanical name:Ribes nigrum
False or black currant is also called phalsa and is related to blueberry. Native to South and Southeast Asia, this fruit is a summer-growing species of berry with a sweet and tart flavor similar to blueberries or blackcurrants.
31. Gac (Baby-Jaca)
Botanical name:momordica cochinchinensis
This fruit resembles a baby jackfruit, as it is also popularly known, although the resemblance in appearance ends at the outer surface. It has a mild avocado flavor but is sweeter.
32. Genips (Spanish Lemon)
Botanical name:Melicoccus bijugatus
Genips can be eaten fresh or used to make jams, limoncello, and jams. The taste is described as a cross between lychee and sweet lemon with creamy pulp.
Botanical name:Psidium guajava
Guavas are believed to have originated in South and Central America. They are sweet, sour and juicy. The peel of this exotic fruit is found in shades of pink, red, yellow and white.
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34. This is fruit
The Hala fruit is another exotic fruit that originated in Polynesia.The fruit is relatively large with a diameter of up to 20 cm and a length of up to 30 cm. It can be eaten raw or cooked in a variety of ways, making the hala fruit one of the staple foods in Micronesia, particularly in the atolls.
35. Honeyberry (Flying Madersilva)
Botanical name:honeysilva blau
Honeyberry is tasty and can easily be eaten fresh or used in desserts. The taste is a mixture of blackberry, blueberry and raspberry.
Botanical name:garcinia livingstonei
However, this is a relative of the African mangosteen; it is a much lesser known fruit. Imbe resembles an apricot with a pleasantly sweet taste.
37. Indian Olive (Elaeocarpus serratus)
Botanical name:Olea europaea subsp. Höcker
With a sour and slightly sweet taste, the Indian olive is more like a large green olive. Apart from the looks, it has nothing in common with the popular Mediterranean fruit.
Botanical name:Plinia cauliflora
This unusual fruit grows straight from the trunk of the tree. In some parts of the world you can even find spirits and wines made from Jabuticaba. It tastes like blueberries mixed with yogurt.
Botanical name:comino Syzygium
With a sweet and sour taste, jambula, also known as Malabar plum, Java plum, or black plum, is often used medicinally in some African countries.
Botanical name:Artocarpus heterophyllus
Jackfruit, another tropical fruit on this list, is commonly grown in Thailand and Vietnam and has a flavor similar to a mix of mango, pineapple, and banana.
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Botanical name:American Genipa
With a flavor that blends sweet, bitter, and sour, the fruit is quite unusual. It smells like ripe bananas.
42. Jujube (Chinese date)
This fruit tastes similar to a date and can be eaten fresh or even dried like dates. Jujube is known to contain a flavor element, spinosyn, which may help you sleep naturally.
43. The Five Kaffirs
Botanical name:citrus fruits
The juice and fruit have a unique flavor with floral undertones. The taste is a combination of lemon, lime and tangerine.
Botanical name:carissa carandas
This fruit has a sour, bitter flavor with sour notes and a slightly sweet herbal flavor that is often used to make spices and pickles. Karonda is native to Africa, Asia and Australia and is also called Bengal gooseberry or Christ's thorn. This tart green fruit turns red to magenta as it ripens.
45. Kiwano (African cucumber/horned melon)
Botanical name:cucumber molasses
Don't be surprised by the outward appearance of this fruit, which you may find a bit strange and confusing inside. The flavor is a mix of kiwi, cucumber and zucchini and can be eaten with a spoon.
46. Korean Melon (Oriental Melon)
Botanical name:Cucumis melo var. makuwa
This small yellow melon with bright white flesh and stripes on the body contains small, edible white seeds. The fruit tastes like a combination of cucumber and molasses.
Botanical name:Citrus japonica
This exotic, bite-sized citrus fruit has a sweet, mild flavor and is strongly reminiscent of oranges. Although native to China, it can be found throughout Southeast Asia, North America, and Europe.
Botanical name:native Lansians
The spherical fruit resembles a small unpeeled potato. It has a sweet and light grapefruit flavor. It can also be boiled.
Botanical name:dimocarpus longan
Longan belongs to the soapberry family, similar to lychee but not as well known as lychee, and is also called dragon eye. With a firm, thin skin, the fruit is easy to break open and eat as is, and has a sweet, musky flavor.
Botanical name:Eriobotrya japonica
This exotic fruit looks like an apricot. It has a sweet, slightly sour taste with subtle citrus notes. Remember that the fruit tastes best in the yellow phase.
Botanical name:Night treasures quitoense
This citrus fruit is also called Naranjilla in some parts of the world. It has a tangy citrus flavor like rhubarb mixed with lemon.
Botanical name:Chinese lychee
Lychee has a sweet taste and pleasant aroma, and some people agree that it tastes like grapes with a subtle hint of rose. However, others claim that it tastes like watermelon or pear. The mix of sour and sweet may indicate that the fruit pairs well with other tropical flavors.
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Botanical name:Garcinia Mangostana
This fruit appears to contain a delicious mix of peach, strawberry, pineapple, and lychee, and it's also hard to find.
Botanical name:Pouteria zapote
Mamey is a rich source of vitamins C and B6, minerals and fiber and is eaten fresh or used in ice cream, jams, smoothies and desserts.
Botanical name:Mespilus Germanica
The flesh tastes like butter, which sounds tempting to any fruit lover. Medlar is best eaten when the fruit is very soft. It must pierce the skin and make a hole to suck out both the edible flesh and the seeds, which are very soft and very sweet.
56. Mini Khajoor
Botanical name:Phoenix dactylifera
Some people might describe the taste and texture of a Mini Khajoor as caramelized raisins. High in sugar, small dates are sweetest when fully ripe.
57. Miracle Fruit
Botanical name:sinsepal sweet
The miracle fruit has a specific chemical that tends to affect the taste buds of the tongue. Right after you taste the miracle fruit, any other food or fruit you taste will taste sweet, even a lemon! Isn't that a miracle?
58. Delicious Monstera fruit
Botanical name:delicious monster
Another tropical fruit looks more like a spike than a fruit. The scaly green skin appears tough and inedible and the white flesh is eaten fresh and raw and tastes similar to pineapple.
Botanical name:Vitis Monticola
Another beautiful relative of the blueberry with a slightly sweet and sour taste, it is known to be high in antioxidants. These gorgeous bottle-shaped clusters of pink flowers have been known to bloom year-round.
Botanical name:white cranberry
This fruit, native to China and historically known to be grown for silkworm larvae, looks like an outstretched cranberry. They have a very balanced mix of sweet and sour flavors.
61. Native Plum
Botanical name:Carissa macrocarpa
A very delicious fruit, but one that belongs to a very deadly oleander family. The fruit is the only safe and edible part of the tree.
62. Fruits of the nipa palm
Botanical name:Take Fruticans
Derived from the Nipah Palm tree, Nipah is soft, edible and juicy with a coconut-like flavor. The fruit is often used in desserts.
63. Ninth Fruit(cheese fruit)
Botanical name:Morinda citrifolia
Native to Asia, Australia, and the Polynesian Islands, the fruit is about the size of a mango and is consumed primarily for its many health benefits rather than flavor.
64. Pandanus (screw jaw)
Botanical Name: Pandanus
The screw pine is a particularly common tree species in many coastal regions of the Pacific. The fruit can be a little tricky to eat as you have to remove the individual pieces of fruit (called keys). Pandanus contains an oily seed with a nutty flavor that is high in protein and can be eaten raw or roasted.
65. Platon (Bacuri)
Botanical name:Plato is remarkable
This fruit is an excellent combination of sweet and sour, which makes it surprisingly delicious. It is often eaten fresh and raw, and is also used to make jams and jellies.
66. Passion fruit
Botanical name:edible passion flower
The juicy seeds of this small yellow or red fruit can be scraped out with a spoon. This South American native is also used in almost everything from fruit juices to ice cream.
67. Pitaya (Drachen fruit)
Botanical name:Selenicereus undatus
Dragon fruit flavored drinks and foods have become increasingly popular in recent years. Its flesh tastes sweet and the seeds have a nutty flavor.
68. Cucumber melon
Botanical name:Solanum muricatum
Despite its name and appearance, the cucumber melon is not actually a melon. In fact, the fruit is related to belladonna and has a blended taste of cucumber and molasses. It can be eaten fresh and raw or used in salads.
Botanical name:Zitrus max
Here's another citrus fruit native to Southeast Asia. It tastes similar to a sweet grapefruit and is devoid of bitterness.
70. Pitanga (Suriname-Kirsche)
Botanical name:eugenia uniflora
The Suriname cherry is not a cherry and the fruit does not even look or taste like a cherry. It can be eaten raw or used to make great liqueurs, ice cream, juices, sauces and more.
71. Rosa Perlenapfel
Botanical name:Malus domestica 'Pink Pearl'
The Pink Pearl apple derives its name from the bright pink color of the flesh, which can sometimes be streaked or spotted white. Bittersweet to sour, it has a translucent yellowish-green skin that makes it a beautiful fruit.
Botanical name:Musa × heavenly
A peculiar exotic fruit resembling a banana in appearance. Bananas can be eaten fresh, but most people prefer to fry them before eating.
Botanical name:Nephelio kombifähig
Pulasan seeds can be eaten raw and have an almond flavor and very sweet and juicy pulp. It is native to Malaysia and is rarely found outside of Southeast Asia.
Botanical name:Asimina triloba
Another bright and delicious tropical fruit that is a powerful combination of banana, mango and citrus. PawPaw fruit has a light, yeasty-floral undertone that may remind you of unfiltered wheat beer. This fruit definitely resembles a papaya as the name can be confusing.
75. Pacay / Guamá (gefrorene Bohnen)
Botanical name:Inga Feuilleei
Bean ice cream, also called Pacy and Guamá, with cotton pulp that tastes like vanilla ice cream. This fruit has a chewy cotton candy consistency with a juicy finish.
76. Nopal (Cactus fig)
Few people know that this nopal is also edible and has a sweet taste similar to melon but a bit bland. The fruit derives its name from its pear-like shape and size.
77. Rollinia fruit
Botanical name:delicious buns
With marble-sized seeds and white flesh, it tastes like cherimoya and cherimoya. Rollinia is also called biriba, wild apple sugar and lemon meringue cake.
Botanical name:Nephelium lappaceum
USDA Territories: 10-12
This prickly fruit may look difficult to bite into, but it actually reveals a soft flesh that tastes sweet and can be enjoyed raw.
79. Pink apples
Botanical name:jambos sicigio
The pink apple does not look like a typical apple and is more reminiscent of a small pear in shape and size. Ripe fruits have a much more waxy skin compared to apples. Pink apples taste similar to regular apples and can be consumed in a similar way.
80. Roman Ruby Grapes
Botanical name:Vitis labrusca 'Ruby Roman'
If you want to buy Ruby Romans, you need to look for them in the markets of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. One of the most expensive fruits in the world, this ping-pong ball-sized red grape has a sweet taste.
Botanical name:Foil Foil
USDA Territories: 3
This common Indonesian fruit may not be as common in other parts of the world, including the United States. Salak has notes of citrus, pineapple and honey.
Botanical name: here I take dacriodes
Safou is often referred to as a butterfruit because of its texture and slightly tart flavor when cooked. You can also bake or cook.
Botanical name:huge carnegie
These species of cacti are commonly grown in Arizona. The fruits taste sweet with a nice nutty aftertaste.
84. Sweetsop (Zuckerapfel)
Botanical name:flaky cinnamon apple
Sweetsop, relative of soursop. Lacking the sharp sour op edges and sweet flavor, it is often enjoyed on its own or mixed into juice or ice cream.
85. Bayas von Saskatoon
Botanical name:Amelanchier alnifolia
USDA Territories: 4-7
This Canadian fruit is also known as Shadbush, Wild Plum, Saskatoon, Juneberry, Serviceberry, Sarvisberry, Shadblow, Shadowed or Chuckles Pear. It has an earthy flavor and a rich marzipan/almond undertone and can be eaten fresh or juiced.
Botanical name:a spectacular bush
USDA Territories: 4-8
Salmonberry looks very similar to a raspberry. It has a mild flavor with hints of orange and goes well with salads.
Botanical name: Sandoricum koetjape
USDA Territories:10 A
This unusual looking fruit has a very thick skin and segments of white flesh inside. Most people enjoy sucking the pulp of the seeds.
88. Sour Plum
Botanical name:Prunus Domestica
Younger plums are traditionally enjoyed in Asia and the Middle East, where they are eaten raw or preserved for their crisp, sour flavor.
89. Graviola (Graviola)
Botanical name:he sees muricata
The pulp tastes like a mix of strawberry and pineapple with slightly more acidic citrus undertones, making it a great choice for juices and smoothies.
Botanical name: Chrysophyllum cainito
USDA Territories: 10-12
You can take the aromatic pulp, which has a sweet tropical flavor that is a combination of lychee, apple, and persimmon.
91. Strawberry Tree
Botanical name:I unite the trees
Strawberry tree is the name of a sweet red berry that can be eaten directly when ripe. The taste is often compared to that of figs and it is not a fruit that is easy to find.
Botanical name:Tamarindus indica
USDA Territories: 10-12
It is a bittersweet fruit with a sour taste native to Africa that resembles a giant peanut. Tamarind is known to have found its way into various cuisines in different parts of the world, especially India.
Botanical name:Solanum bettaceum
USDA Territories: 10a or higher
It looks like something out of a sketchbook filled with different shades of color. This egg-shaped reddish-yellow-orange fruit has a slightly tart and sweet taste.
94. Water apple
Botanical name:I follow
Despite its mild-tasting name, the tropical fruit is not an apple. The internal texture is quite similar to that of a watermelon.
95. White Jamun (Love Apple)
Botanical name:Syzygium samarangense
This exotic fruit is one of the most sought after, with a tart and sweet taste. It may be exotic in other parts of the world but widespread in India.
96. White Strawberries (Pineberry)
Botanical name:Fragaria x Ananassa 'Pineberry'
This rare strawberry variety tastes sweeter than red ones. Some people describe the taste as similar to pineapple, which dissolves into a sweet, sweet flavor.
97. Wood Apple, Bael, Stone Apple
Botanical name:very sour lemon
This apple has a tart flesh that tastes delicious with a touch of sugar and is often used in savory desserts. In Sri Lanka, many people add sugar and coconut milk to the pulp to make a natural apple juice drink.
98. Yangmei (Matriz-Chinesesisch)
Botanical name:Morchel rubra
Widespread in China, yangmei is often eaten raw and used to make cocktails. The fruit is small, only slightly larger than a cherry, and has a comparatively similar taste and texture to a strawberry.
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- Cherimoya or custard apple.
Feijoa (Pineapple Guava)
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Marang - a fruit that tastes like marshmallow.
What fruit tastes like meat? ›
Jackfruit is a very large tropical fruit often used as a meat substitute. It packs some nutritional wallop, and the fact that you can cook, chunk or shred it like chicken or pork makes it a go-to main ingredient in many vegetarian and vegan dishes. Its flavor is neutral, and it takes to all kinds of seasonings.What taste is forbidden fruit? ›
As its parentage would suggest, this is a flavorful bud packed with bright cherry sweetness, tropical fruitiness, citrus and pine tones, and a smooth musky aftertaste.Which fruits add blood? ›
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- Berries. ...
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What fruit tastes like candy? ›
Cotton Candy Grapes
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What is the oldest berry? ›
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- bananas - 63%
- strawberries - 56%
- grapes - 55%
- apples - 55%
- watermelon - 50%
- oranges - 47%
- blueberries - 41%
- lemons - 41%
Superfruits are traditional fruits that are high in antioxidants and are nutrient dense. Many types of fruits are considered superfruits, including: Blueberries. Cranberries.What is the most forgotten fruit? ›
In 1916, agricultural experts voted the pawpaw the American fruit most likely to succeed, ahead of blueberries and cranberries. But today, most people have never even heard of it, let alone tried it.What is the most mysterious fruit? ›
Arguably, the strangest looking fruit on the planet, Buddha's Hand is a fragrant citron variety whose fruit is segmented into finger-like sections. It is often used for perfuming rooms and personal items such as clothing.