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Top 10 Weird Fruits and Vegetables from Around the World

Top 10 Weird Fruits and Vegetables from Around the World

Do you know that there are weird fruits and vegetables that are widely available worldwide? Check this list out; you might be having these weird fruits and vegetables in your area:

10. Buddha’s Hand

This weird looking fruit is used to perfume clothes and homes in Chinese and Japanese countries while in Western countries it is used for its zest. This fruit is seedless and juiceless. The other name for this fruit is called Fingered Citron because of its finger-like shape. If you had the chance to come across this fruit, don’t forget to stretch your arms and give a high-five.

9. Snakeskin Fruit (Salak)

This fruit is known as snake fruit because of its reddish-brown scaly skin. Some may fear this fruit because of the fact that it has a reddish-brown scaly skin that is similar to a snake.

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8. Rambutan

Its skin is leathery reddish and covered with soft hairy spine. It got its name from the word “rambut” that literally means “hairs”. The fruit is solid, juicy, and used as jellies and jams. It has a sweet, juicy taste that everyone loves. Despite its hairy appearance, you will never know that there is a hidden sweetness that is to be discovered in this small, red, and hairy fruit.

7. Morels

Morels are mushrooms. They have a brain like look and texture. They are good for making soups. However, you should be careful since some morels are poisonous. You can find Morels across the U.S and Europe.

6. Durians

Durian is banned to be eaten in public in some places because of its strong and unusual odor. Durian fruit is silky and sweet, which is used in making desserts and sweets. Durian is also known as the ‘king of fruits’ because of its hard and spiky skin. Some loves to eat this fruit despite its smell while others don’t have the guts to try even a single seed of its fruit.

5. Purple cauliflower

This purple cauliflower is also known as cape broccoli because of the leaves covering on it is like capes.

4. Dragon fruit

This fruit is common in South and Central America and Asia, with its official name Pitaya. It has a sour taste, juicy and refreshing to the body as well. This fruit is getting popular in the market these days because of the health benefit it brings.

3. Yellow woodland berry

This fruit looks like strawberry but with yellow and white color. Because of its rare look, biologists have studied wild strawberries like yellow woodland berry to help accelerate its breeding.

2. Kiwano melon

Kiwano melon grows in Southern Africa, New Zealand and California. It is also called ‘horned melon’. This fruit has a small spike on its exterior, a jelly-like fruit with a seed that looks like that of a cucumber. Kiwano melon has a citrusy flavor like the mix of lime, cucumber and banana. Try this fruit if you are curious about its taste.

1. Pummelo

Pomelo is a super-sized fruit with a super thick skin. It has a fresh and citric flesh that is rich in vitamins. This is good for breakfast served on the side, salad or fruit salad toppings dessert.

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