15 Hawaiian Fruits You Need to Try

Hawaiian fruits

A list of 15 unique and delicious fruits from Hawaii, including tips on how best to find, prepare and consume them.

The islands of Hawaii are well-known for their variety of fresh tropical fruit. Interestingly though, very few of the fruits you’ll find in this state are native to the region.

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How to Eat Bitter Melon (Preparing and Cooking)

How to eat bitter melon (preparing and cooking)

A practical step-by-step guide on how to prepare, cook and eat bitter melon, plus handy recipe tips for this unique fruit.

Bitter melon is a unique-looking fruit (some consider it a veggie) with an even more unique taste. To use it in your cooking, you need to know how to deal with the spikey, lumpy peel and how to tame the bitter flavor.

In this guide, I’ll show you how to eat a bitter melon the right way. I’ll start with step-by-step instructions for cutting and preparing this funny-looking cucumber and give you our best tips for cooking it to perfection.

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15 Unique and Tasty Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits

A list with fifteen of the most interesting citrus fruits, each with unique origins, shapes, colors, and flavors.

There’s nothing more refreshing than a sweet, juicy orange or a bright and sour lemon. Like most popular citrus fruits, these are hybrids created from the few natural, purebred citrus that exist. But not all these pulpy hybrids were created by people. Curious to know more?

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10 Unique and Delicious Brazilian Fruits

Brazilian fruits

A list of 10 unique and delicious fruits from Brazil, including tips on how best to find, prepare, and eat them.

Given that it’s home to the world’s largest rainforest, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Brazil also has a huge plethora of native fruits. Some of these are well-known state-side, and some you’ve probably never heard of before, let alone tasted.

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10 Purple Fruits From Around the World

Purple fruits

A guide with ten delicious purple fruits from around the world, including tips on how best to find, prepare, and serve them.

With deep pigments that stain your tongue and turn any smoothie into a violet slurry, purple fruits know how to leave their mark.

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15 Green Fruits From Around the World

Green fruits

A list with 15 green fruits from around the world. Unique fruits with beautiful green skin, some quite familiar and others a bit more exotic.

Almost all fruits start off as green, but only a select few stay that way when ripe. And while green may seem a common color for fruits and vegetables, green fruits are more unique than you may think.

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How to Cut and Eat a Cherimoya Fruit (+ Recipe Tips)

How to eat a cherimoya fruit

In this article, I am going to explain how best to cut and eat cherimoyas so you can get the most out of this delicious fruit.

With a scaley rind, large poisonous seeds, and an imperfect shape, you’d never know the cherimoya is one of the tastiest fruits in the world. In fact, according to Mark Twain, it is the most delicious fruit known to man.

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15 Red Fruits From Around the World

Red fruits

A list with 15 red fruits from around the world. Delicious and unique fruits with beautiful red skin that will appeal to many.

One of the reasons I enjoy eating red fruits is that they often have pretty strong flavors. But I also love buying those brightly-colored fruits because they are great for decorating dinner tables.

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17 Yellow Fruits From Around the World

Yellow fruits

A list with 17 yellow fruits from around the world you need to try. Unique and delicious fruits with beautiful yellow peel.

I’ve been on a mission to try as many yellow fruits as possible to add a bit of extra joy to my day. They are not only bright and cheerful, but they’re also incredibly delicious.

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How to Eat Kumquats (+ Recipe Tips)

How to eat kumquats

Learn how to cut and eat kumquats with this step-by-step guide, plus handy recipe tips for this tiny but tasty fruit.

The kumquat is a mini citrus fruit with one characteristic that is very different from other fruits in its family. And because of that difference, it is not eaten the way most people would expect.

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How to Cut and Eat a Rambutan Fruit

How to eat rambutans

In this article, I will explain how best to cut and eat rambutans, and I will also share some of my favorite ways to enjoy fresh rambutan fruit in recipes.

Somewhere between a sea urchin having a bad hair day and a brightly colored alien lifeform is the rambutan.

Given its odd appearance, I don’t blame you for having some questions about how to handle it. Most notably, how do you cut and eat a rambutan fruit?

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What Is Rambutan Fruit? (Origin, Nutrition and Benefits)

What is rambutan fruit? (origin, nutrition and benefits)

In my never-ending quest to discover as many delicious fruits as possible, it is now time for me to dive a little deeper into the rambutan fruit.

This tiny fruit with a peculiar outer layer and with soft, creamy flesh inside, not only tastes delicious, but it also has an interesting nutritional profile.

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What Is Cherimoya Fruit? (Origin, Nutrition and Benefits)

What is cherimoya fruit?

As you may know, I love trying out new fruits that aren’t as mainstream as, for example, apples and bananas. There are so many fruits out there that we may have never seen or heard of because they’re not so readily available in our local grocery stores.

One of those not-so-well-known exotic fruits is the delicious cherimoya fruit. While it’s getting easier to find cherimoyas, they are still quite unique and also a bit pricey.

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How to Wash Pesticides off Fruits and Vegetables

How to wash pesticides off fruits and vegetables

It’s usually best to buy organic, but if you’re unable to, read on to learn how to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables with this handy guide.

In recent years, we have become much more aware of the need to avoid pesticides. Similarly, there has also been a significant increase in organic food sales.

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What Is Bitter Melon? (aka Karela and Bitter Gourd)

What Is bitter melon? (aka karela and bitter gourd)

Discover the unique bitter melon, a fruit that may taste very bitter but packs a punch when it comes to nutrition.

Bitter melon, also known as karela and bitter gourd, is a plant that produces a unique fruit. Unique both in taste as well as in appearance, but the nutritional benefits of bitter melon also stand out.

Even though bitter melon has a strong nutritional profile, it is still a somewhat underappreciated fruit, most likely because many people are ignoring this fruit because of its bitter taste.

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What Is Snake Fruit, Also Known as Salak? (Origin, Nutrition and Benefits)

What is snake fruit? (salak)

In my quest to find new exciting fruits to try out, I had the pleasure of eating snake fruit during my recent travels through Southeast Asia.

While snake fruit, also known as salak, is perhaps not as delicious and refreshing as other exotic fruits I’ve tried in the past, I was pleasantly surprised by this fruit’s unique flavors and texture.

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Can You Eat an Avocado Seed? (Benefits and Uses)

Can you eat avocado seeds?

Avocados are delicious, but can you also eat the pit? Find out if avocado seeds are edible and what some of the benefits and uses are.

We all know how tasty and nutritious avocados are, but what about that big, bulky seed inside? Most people will consider it as waste and throw it out, but did you know that the pit of an avocado is actually edible? Not only that, there are lots of other uses of avocado seeds that may surprise you.

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11 Fruits and Vegetables High in Vitamin K

Fruits and vegetables high in vitamin K

A guide with 11 of my favorite fruits and vegetables high in vitamin K, plus different ways to best prepare and serve them.

Vitamin K is essential for the body in different ways. It is best known as the vitamin that helps to form blood clots and prevent excessive bleeding. It is also suggested that vitamin K helps with the formation and repair of bones.

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