Pitaya refers to the fruit of several cactus species in Asia. It's also known as dragon fruit and strawberry pear. The fruit is eaten raw and is sour and juicy, which makes it a favorite thirst-quencher of hikers. The pitaya's skin ranges from yellow to pinkish red. The flesh is gelatinous, white and peppered with black seeds.
The tamarillo or tree tomato is enjoyed raw and in sweet dessert sauces. Try serving it warm on top of ice-cream. The tamarillo tastes like a combination between a passion fruit and a Roma tomato. Tamarillos originated in the Andes but are now grown in Australia, China, New Zealand, South Africa and the US. The fruit is rich in iron, Vitamin C and magnesium.
Cherimoya or ice-cream fruit - The name is derived from the Quechua word chirimuya, which means "cold seeds." Cherimoyas originated in chilly high-altitude areas but are now cultivated throughout South America.
Tamarillos-Tree tomato (TOMATE DE ARBOL, the name we use in Ecuador where this plant is native), is one of those hidden wonders. Rich in menerals, vitamins, and with lots of healing properties, it is a delight, IF YOU KNOW HOW TO EAT IT. Boil the fruit for no more than 5 minutes or until you see that the skin is opening. Remove the skin and blend the rest with milk, yogurt, or water, and add sugar or honey. Strain the juice to remove the seeds. You can make desserts or salsas too.
Monstera Deliciouso -Monstera Delicisiosa is a tropical plant fruit native to Central America which goes by numerous names in all country .One of the most colorful nicknames is Monstera Delicisiosa or delicious monster. The monstrous part of fruit is not hard to figure out. The unripened fruit of the monstera fruit plant contains oxalic acid.
MONSTERA DELICIOUSO- Taste-"On the first day of the fruit, when picked, its flavour is like guava, and the second day it is like mangosteen, and the third day it is like lychee, the fourth is passion fruit taste, the fifth is sweetsop fruit; the sixth up to the eighth is grape fruit nature of taste." ‘The best flavour is on the ninth day where the fruit becomes perfectly ripe which tastes sweet and smells good.
The monstereo has many nicknames: monstera deliciosa, monster fruit, fruit salad plant, Swiss cheese plant, window plant and more.The older leaves of the monstereo plant have lovely lacy windows. The fruit measures about a foot long and looks like a big green ear of corn. When you eat this fruit, you feel a tingly sensation in your mouth.