If you were given a chance to travel around the globe, you might want to taste these weird and exotic fruits on earth. These fruits are truly beautiful & my mouth is watering by simply looking at it. A small offering of the wide variety of delicious and exotic fruit that Mother Nature has given to us. You may be surprised to learn about all the different weird and exotic fruits on Earth that you’ve probably never heard of.
10. BREAD FRUIT
Part of the mulberry tree, the starchy fruit can be roasted, baked, fried or boiled. Its name is derived from its flavor that is described as potato-like or similar to freshly baked bread.
9. SNAKE FRUIT
Also known as salak, this fruit has a sweet and tangy taste like the pineapple. A species of the palm tree, it got its name from its brownish-red scaly skin.
8. WOOD APPLE
Native to India and Sri Lanka, the fruit has a woody rock-hard shell that is smooth with a grey, yellow or green peel. The fruit is medicinal and its tree is considered to be sacred by Hindus.
This fruit is revered in Southeast Asia as the King of Fruits. The thorn covered husk along with its pungent odour is the hallmark of the durian.
Native to the Dominican Republic. This fruit is cantaloupe colored and tends to be very sweet.
5. PASSION FRUIT
Native to South America, grown in India, New Zealand, Brazil, etc. The Passion Fruit tastes rich, ripe and sweet. Its amazing aromatic flavor will linger in your mouth long after you are done devouring it.
Native to China. Kumquats have a very distinctive taste. The skin, which can be eaten, is sweet, while the flesh inside is sour.
3. KIWANO LEMONS – HORNED LEMONS
Native to Kalahari Desert, Africa. Despite its intimidating looks, this funky little melon tastes like a mix of bananas, limes, and cucumbers. And, like a banana, it does not have to be refrigerated.
2. YANGMEI – CHINESE STRAWBERRY
Found mostly on the mainland of China, the yangmei or Chinese strawberry tree is covered at the right time of year with a colorful harvest of wonderfully sweet and succulent fruits. The tree is mainly ornamental when placed in parks and gardens, but its fruit with knobby red flesh has a distinctive sweet and sour taste, though the large seed takes up half of the entire area of the fruit.
1. PITAYA – DRAGON FRUIT
The dragon fruit, also known as pitaya, consists of a range of delicious products from several varieties of cactus. The fruit is scattered around various Asian countries and called by differing names depending upon the country of origin, for example strawberry pear or pearl fruit. The edible flesh with prominent black seeds looks very much like that of the kiwi fruit and is eaten raw. Because of a refreshing, if slightly sour taste, this fruit is highly prized by people exercising.