10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

A reader saw a post I wrote a few months back on how to open a durian fruit and asked, "Where can you buy fresh durian?

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

African cucumber is native to Kalahari Desert, Africa. The African cucumber, horned melon or melano is a fruit that can be best described as melon with horns

Cherimoya

Uncommon Fruits and Veggies

CHERIMOYA It has a green exterior that looks like it is covered with soft thumb prints, same interior as the guanabana. The fruit is fleshy and soft, sweet, white in color, with a sherbert - like texture.

Chayote

Uncommon Fruits and Veggies

Chayote-Technically a fruit, it's often cooked like a vegetable. It's compared to a potato or cucumber & can be boiled, fried, baked or pickled. Native to Mexico & Central America, but locals in Australia & New Zealand grow them in their gardens

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

Romanesco Cauliflower - Delicious Earth Candy and Logarithmic Spiral! I fucking love both!

African Cucumber

Uncommon Fruits and Veggies

The African cucumber or horned melon as it is also known is perhaps one of the…

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

The Buddha’s Hand, or fingered citron (no jokes please) is a popular and fragrant citrus fruit commonly consumed in Asia. If you can get through the thick peel you will find a tiny amount of seedless, rather dry flesh that is reminiscent of a lemon

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

American Paw Paw Tree (Asimina triloba) - understory tree, grows in shade, edible fruit ON native fruit tree

Canistel

Uncommon Fruits and Veggies

Canistel (TASTED ♥♥♥) - The canistel, or eggfruit, has a similar texture to a boiled egg. It is not particularly juicy, but it is sweet and can be eaten raw.

Cucamelon

Uncommon Fruits and Veggies

Cucamelon are native to Mexico and Central America. They taste like sour cucumbers but look like miniature watermelons, which has led to nicknames such as sour gherkin and Mexican miniature watermelon. They grow on vines and are about the size of grapes.


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