Romanesco Broccoli is an edible flower bud that was first harvested in Italy. This light green vegetable’s striking appearance is a natural approximation of a fractal. This vegetable is crunchier and its flavor is not as assertive but rather delicate and nutty.
Rambutan is medium-sized tropical fruit that is native to Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. It has a hairy covering is peeled away, the tender, fleshy, delicious fruit shows up. Like a grape, it is sweet and sour.
This strange-looking fruit which is native to tropical West Africa is sometimes called a vegetable brain because of its edible inner brain-shaped yellowish arils. Ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica and is a staple food in Jamaican diets.
Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world which can grow to a hefty 80 pounds. It is the national fruit of Bangladesh but may have originated in India. Its buttery flesh is thick with fiber and is starchy in flavor. It is usually deep fried to become crunchy, delicious jackfruit chips.
Because of its reddish-brown rough scales, the Salak has been known to be the fruit with snake skin. It is so famous in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. It has a distinct tip and is almost the size of a fig.
Purple Sweet Potato
This sweet potato is the purplish cousin of its orange variety. Its color comes from the same pigment that makes cherries and strawberries red. It has a rich wine-like flavor but is denser and drier than regular sweet potatoes.
Black Sapote, a.k.a. Chocolate Pudding Fruit, is very much like chocolate pudding that is gluten free. They’re the healthier alternative to chocolates, is lower in fat and contains about four times Vitamin C than orange.
Known in Southeast Asia as the “king of fruits” but relatively unknown in the United States. This large fruit is covered by thorns and has a pungent odor like that of rotten onions or dirty gym socks but it has a rich custard-like flavor.
This berry-like fruit is crunchy and refreshing. This fruit, whose English name is pomegranate, is a good source of Vitamin C, a proven immunity booster, and is one of the best things you could put into your body.
This fruit unusually appears to blossom right out of the bark and trunk of its tree. It is the grape of the native lands in South America. Wines and liquors made from Jaboticaba are truly popular and exquisite.