KIWANO This horned melon is nicknamed blowfish fruit. You can spot it in your supermarket by its orange skin. Its lime-green flesh tastes like a mix of cucumber, kiwi, and banana. "Cut it in half and squeeze from the bottom so that small, jelly-like sacs come to the surface," suggests Dimitriou. "You can lick or suck up each sac of fruit and seed." Rich in vitamin C, iron, and potassium and made mostly of water, they're ideal for rehydrating on a warm day.
Now that is a versatile fruit! Akebi is a mysterious and beautiful fruit native to the north of Japan. The translucent white flesh inside, filled with countless white capped shiny black seeds is eaten as fruit. The purple pod can be cooked and eaten as well, but like a vegetable, not a fruit! #Japaneasy
19 Weird Fruits From Asia, Maybe You Have Never Heard Of
Have you ever found a fruit or vegetable that looks like something else? We collected another list of the weirdest specimens that look like animals, body-parts, or even people! The ones that look like people are particularly distressing because we have a tendency to anthropomorphize them, or imagine them with other human characteristics.
The Lychee is the sole member of the genus Litchi in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae. It is a tropical and subtropical fruit tree native to southern China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia, and now cultivated in many parts of the world.