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14 Fruits To Eat That Are Out Of This World

A beginner's guide to the world of cool AF fruit

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Originally from Mexico and Central America but it is currently grown in mainly in South-East Asia.

Thailand is the main exporter but it can also be found in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Canada, Malaysia, and Singapore.

It's a combination of savory, sweet, and creamy that is more specifically described as being like chives and powdered sugar or caramel and garlic. The flavors vary from banana to garbage to nutty.

-It can rase internal body temperature

-Help with coughing, healthy aging, the heart, cell mutation, cholesterol, and skin health

-It has a very, very strong smell (it can be nasty)

It is native to the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka but is also exported to the Pacific.

-The flesh looks translucent and gold and can have seeds up to 1/2 inch in width

-It's completely edible (though the skin is a bit crunchy)

-High in antioxidants, antimicrobial factors, and Vitamin C

  1. Which of the 3 above fruits looks the coolest?

    Carambola
    Carambola
    Dragon Fruit
    Dragon Fruit
    Durian
    Durian

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Which of the 3 above fruits looks the coolest?
  1. Carambola
     
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    Carambola
  2. Dragon Fruit
     
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    Dragon Fruit
  3. Durian
     
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    Durian

It's native to South-East Asia but the most variety is found in Malaysia. It is now cultivated in Oceania, Africa, and Central America.

It has a tender, juicy flesh that tastes sweet and sour like a grape. Some of them have bitter seeds while others have some sweetness. (NOTE: Do not eat the seeds raw (they have tonic chemicals) but it is fine to nibble around them and the skin is inedible).

-To eat it: cut a line across the skin to peel it away, pop the white ball into your mouth and bit the flesh off until you reach the seed (the stone) and spit it out. It's a lot like eating a cherry

-Helps treat diarrhea symptoms and fevers

-It was named in the Malay language as "hairy"

It's originally from Sub-Saharan Africa but is now grown in parts of the US, Chile, Australia, and New Zealand.

-It can be consumed ripe or unripe

-It's used in many cocktails, sauces, dressing, smoothies, etc.

-Scoop out flesh to eat

-Helps prevent chronic diseases, protects the skin and cognitive ability

-Helps promote oral health and prevents kidney stone formation

-Easily made into a sorbet: 3 uglis juiced, 1 cup sugar, 1.5 cup water, 1 Tb gelatin, 1/4 cup creme fraiche, and some rind (mix and chill in an ice cream maker)

-The rind is very tough

  1. That's a hard one...

    KIWANO
    UGLI FRUIT
    RAMBUTAN

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    RAMBUTAN

(Also called the 'Custard Apple')

It is native to Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia but is now also grown in Central America.

-The texture of the white pulp is so soft that it got the name 'custard'

-The more scaly depressions on the skin, the more seeds in the fruit

-Contains lots of fiber, calcium, and vitamin C

This fruit is a definite world traveler and has been given many names: Colombia (uchuva); Peru (capuli); South Africa, UK, Australia, New Zealand (cape gooseberry); France (amour en cage); Africa (ground cherry), etc. But it is used as an 'exotic garnish' in many other countries as well.

-It looks like an Asian Lantern when it grows from a tree (because of the cocoon-like structure that the leaves create)

-It feels like a small tomato

-It contains all 8 essential amino acids, can help fortify the immune system, and is high in vitamin C (and some B)

Lychee is from China but is now cultivated in India, the South, and some other hot places. Longan is from Southern Asia but is not cultivated in other places.

Both fruits taste extremely similarL they have a creamy flowery taste that sometimes compare to a mix between grapes, strawberries. and watermelons. (NOTE: Don't eat the skin, it's not tasty).

-Longan is only sweet whether Lychee can be a little tart and sweet

-Longan is called the 'Dragon Eye' fruit because it has a black seed in the middle that makes it look like an eye when cut in half

-Lychee is crisper, typically more popular in taste, and has an outer skin that is yellow not red

  1. Is 'All of the above' an option?

    Cherimoya
    Cherimoya
    Lychee/Longan
    Lychee/Longan
    Physalis
    Physalis

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  1. Cherimoya
     
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    Cherimoya
  2. Lychee/Longan
     
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    Lychee/Longan
  3. Physalis
     
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    Physalis

The berry itself is a sweet-sour that is typical of many other barriers. What's amazing is that it changes the way everything else tastes. Check the next section to find out more...nd out more...

The fruit has a glycoprotein that binds to taste buds which acts as a sweetness inducer which means that when you eat anything that is bitter, acidic, or sour, it temporarily tastes sweet. Beer can taste like chocolate. Lemons can taste like cotton-candy.

-It's available to eat in berry form, freeze-dried granules, and tablets that party-goers usually consume.

  1. Hmm...

    HELL YES
    Is it safe......?
    Are you BLOODY out of your MIND?
    Already had it

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It can be found in the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Bangladesh yet it is now extensively cultivated in Brazil.

It's said to taste like mango, peach, pear, and has a somewhat mealy texture. It doesn't have a very strong flavor so it is commonly added to smoothies for its subtle sweeties and health properties.

-It can taste like pulled-pork (and other meats) so it's also used as a meat substitute

-There are "hard" ones that are larger and firmer and "soft" which are sweeter and softer in texture

-They can have 100-500 seeds

-The seeds are made into flour sometimes

It is from Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina though now it is also grown in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, and New Zealand.

-To tell if it's ripe, make sure it feels firm and if you open it, the inside should look opaque with s clear center

-It's a great source of vitamin C, dietary fiber, vitamin E, vitamin B, vitamin K, and other minerals.

-It can be made into drinks, purees, jellies, muffins, etc.

It is native to Indonesia but is cultivated in other countries of South-East Asia.

It's also called 'Snake Fruit'

It is native to Indonesia but is now grown around South-East Asia.

-It's also known as the 'Fruit of Memory' because of its high levels of potassium, and pectin, as well as anti-diarrheal properties because from its levels of iron, calcium, vitamin C, and thiamine

-The outside can be scaly and prickly like a cactus

-Eating too much many cause constipation...

Now for the hardest part..

Which fruit to try first...Well it's too hard to choose just one, so how about 2? Take this quiz to find the first!

  1. First,

    Some type of red
    Some type of red
    Seafoam?
    Seafoam?
    Leaf-green?
    Leaf-green?
    Yellow/peach/?
    Yellow/peach/?
    Uh..?
    Uh..?
    Just orange
    Just orange
    Blue-ish?
    Blue-ish?
  2. Next,

    NO-TATO
    TATER-TOTES
    TATER-TOTES
    ROASTED
    ROASTED
    SLICED
    SLICED
    SWEET POTATO
    SWEET POTATO
    MASHED
    MASHED
    FRIED
    FRIED
  3. So many to decide between...

    Triangle
    Triangle
    Comma
    Comma
    Bracket
    Bracket
    Rhombus
    Rhombus
    Star
    Star
    Square
    Square
    Rectangle
    Rectangle

14 Fruits To Eat That Are Out Of This World

You got: SALAK
SALAK
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You got: LYCHEE/LONGAN
LYCHEE/LONGAN
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You got: CHERIMOYA
CHERIMOYA
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You got: KIWANO
KIWANO
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You got: CARAMBOLA
CARAMBOLA
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You got: PHYSALIS
PHYSALIS
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You got: MIRACLE FRUIT
MIRACLE FRUIT
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Great, now the other!

Get ready to find your next-best fruit-friend by taking this last quiz!

  1. Which ice cream flavor do you prefer?

    Vanilla
    Vanilla
    Sorbet
    Sorbet
    Mint-Chip
    Mint-Chip
    Nutty
    Nutty
    Rainbow
    Rainbow
    Cotten Candy
    Cotten Candy
  2. Choose carefully...

    TIUILUGYA
    OWEEIJAF
    MUAINABR
    GESTOEPANM
    RUAINAKD
    CAAKURUIJTJM
    NOARUD
  3. Lastly,

    Food
    Food
    Work
    Work
    Temperature
    Temperature
    Someone
    Someone
    Sleep More
    Sleep More
    Electronics
    Electronics
    N/A

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You got: FEIJOA
FEIJOA
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You got: DURIAN
DURIAN
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You got: UGLI FRUIT
UGLI FRUIT
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You got: DRAGON FRUIT
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You got: JACK FRUIT
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You got: RAMBUTAN
RAMBUTAN
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You got: PURPLE MANGOSTEEN
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Our fruit adventure is now over..

Hopefully you learned something, wanted to eat something, was shocked by something, or at least had some fun. Comment below if you have questions!

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