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

Kiwano melon or African horned cucumber- supposedly tastes like banana/lemon/cucumber

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 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

Wells Grafted Pawpaw Asimina triloba Wells Grafted from Nutritious as well as delicious, the greenish yellow to Pawpaw fruit is high in protein and a good source of vitamins and minerals.

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.

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.

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

From the Horny Melon to the fractal cousin of broccoli to the Buddha& Hand to the Delicious Monster, there are hundreds of fascinatingly odd (and tasty) exotic fruits and vegetables eaten the world over.

Black Radish

Uncommon Fruits and Veggies

Black Radish Black radishes are often referred to as black Spanish radishes. They were a common garden plant in England and France in the and are known for having a spicier flavor than their crimson counterparts.

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

Jabotacaba ~ No, it’s not a bug infestation on your favorite tree. It’s a fruit that cuts out the middle man, so to speak, of the stem or flower. The long lived tree produces sweet, plum-like fruit.

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

Goats beard, popular in Europe and USA, sometimes called Oyster plant as it tastes somewhat like an oyster, add to soups stews

Atemoya

Uncommon Fruits and Veggies

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

10 Deliciously Exotic Plants, Fruits and Vegetables

Dragon Fruit , Find Complete Details about Dragon Fruit,Dragon Fruit from Fresh Dragon Fruit Supplier or Manufacturer-Nam Tien Trade and Transport Company

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