The Strangest & Most Fascinating Fruits and Vegetables From Around The World
When we think about the world we live in, it’s mind-blowing how incredibly perfectly it has been crafted. Long ago, before there were humans and machines, there was nature and it’s beautiful creations. From the oceans and land to the sky and clouds, nature is far beyond anything any man can come up with.
Fruits and vegetables are another miracle of nature. Their sole purpose is to be the sustenance of the earth’s living things. And they come in so many different shapes, sizes, colors and most importantly TASTES! You might be accustomed to the everyday onions, tomatoes, potatoes, oranges, and apples, but there are so many other types of interesting fruits and vegetables from around the world that will leave you in awe!
Here are some of the strangest and most fascinating fruits and vegetables from around the world:
This crazy-looking fruit might not give you the impression of deliciousness at first sight, but peel away the spiky skin and you’ll come upon the a gem! The inside contains sweet, white flesh, covering a pit. It comes in red and greenish-yellow varieties, and tastes kind of similar to a lychee.
2. Buddha’s Fingers
It might not look like one, but the Buddha’s Fingers or Buddha’s Hand is actually a citrus fruit! Take a look at the picture below and you’ll know why it’s called so. This strange fruit is said to have originated from Northeastern India or China.
This vegetable looks like a funky cauliflower that was though up in an art studio. But it’s an actual vegetable that you can buy at your farmer’s markets. Its mesmerizing green spirals are certainly eye-catching and make it stand apart, but it tastes like a blend of cauliflower and broccoli.