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The fruit is weird, it’s relative. Let’s look at our ten strangest fruits in the world.
Citrus medica var sarcodactylis, or citrus fruits or finned citrus fruits, is a strange variety of citrus fruits whose fruits are divided into finger-shaped segments, similar to those in the pictures of Buddha.
Lemon is often attributed by its country of origin to the Far East, possibly northeastern India or China, where most citrus fruits are domesticated.
Has a sweet citrus blossom flavour without juice or pulp. The stain (skin) of the sweet taste is not bitter, so you can clean the fruit or eat it whole.
Fruits and leaves are used in Southeast Asian cuisine and the essential oil is used in perfumery. The intense citrus aroma comes from the skin and crushed leaves.
Tropical south-east Asia and south China.
May be described as a combination of lemon, lime and sweet orange.
Romanesco broccoli is a kind of green bud of the flowers of Brassica oleracea. It is a colour chart that was first registered in Italy. Romanesco has a remarkable appearance, because the shape is a natural embodiment of fractal art.
Similar to cauliflower, but with a slightly nutty and earthy flavour.
The fruit is also called hala fruit, it resembles a pineapple on steroids in a tree.
Malaysia, Eastern Australia and the Pacific Islands
Sweet pineapple flavour; when ripe it gives off an unpleasant odour during fermentation, giving it the local nickname stinky note.
The mangosteen is a plant native to Southeast Asia. The mangosteen has been cultivated since ancient times in Malaysia, India, Borneo, Sumatra, the mainland of Southeast Asia and the Philippines for its sweet and juicy texture and sweet and sour taste.
South-east Asia, South-West India and other tropical areas
Sweet acid, juicy, slightly fibrous.
Thanks to its reddish-brown flaky skin, also known as the fruit of the snake. They are about the size and shape of delicate figs. You can eat the meat. By pressing the peel, the fruit can be cut into slices to remove the peel.
The taste is
The taste is normally sweet and sour, with a strong bitter aroma, but the apple-like texture may differ from that of a very dry and crispy guava.
The fruit has horny spines, hence the name horny melon. The ripe fruit has an orange peel and lemon-green flesh, similar to jelly.
The warm green interior taste is a mix of cucumber, zucchini and kiwi (although it’s more like a banana when ripe).
The fruits are unique cactus species that grow on the American continent.
The pitea normally belongs to the genus Stenocereus, while the pitea or dragon belongs to the genus Hylocereus, both of which belong to the Cactaceae family.
The dragon fruit has a light taste. In terms of taste, it is best to illustrate it as a kiwi.
Usually not very sweet (like kiwi). Can have a more neutral taste, has a consistency similar to an apple with kiwi seeds inside.
The Cupuassu, also known as Cupuassu, Cupuazu, Cupu assu and Copoasu, is a rainforest tree associated with cocoa.
This Amazonian fruit is grown in the jungles of Colombia, Bolivia, Peru and northern Brazil and is one of the strangest fruits ever seen.
Unique flavour which is considered to be a mixture of chocolate and pineapple. However, it tastes more like a pear with a piece of banana.
The fruit has characteristic grooves on the sides (usually five, but these can sometimes change); in cross-section it resembles a star, hence the name. The whole fruit is edible and is usually eaten in the hand. They can also be used for cooking and can be used to make spices, preserves and juices.
The flavour is difficult to compare, but it has been compared to a mixture of pineapple, apple, guava, grapes and fruits of the citrus family.
Unripe caramels are harder and very sour, but when eaten with salt, they get a magical taste.
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