10 Weird Fruits and Vegetables From Around the World

Wondering about that strange-looking food in your local produce section? Here's your guide to 10 weird fruits and vegetables from around the world


1. Cherimoya

No, it’s not a funky artichoke-this heart-shaped fruit native to South America is a cherimoya, also referred to as a “custard apple.” While it may be rough and bumpy on the outside, the actual fruit flesh is smooth and creamy, like custard. Described by Mark Twain as “deliciousness itself,” a ripe cherimoya blends flavours of pineapple and banana. Can’t find it in your grocery store? Bottled water brand Aquafina now makes a Tropical Cherimoya flavoured water.

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