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Durien is very very special: either you love it or you can't stand it. But one thing is clear: it smells unpleasant, unless you are eating it. Durian has indeed a special tempting smell.
The Rambutan is also unofficially known as Hairy Cherry because of the soft, fleshy hair-like projections around its covering which appears green or yellow, and turns red as the fruit ripens. Such name is derived from a Malaysian word ‘rambut’ ...
Mango became in recent years popular in Western countries and an important export article.
Mango plants are widely grown in the Southern provinces.
Guava originated in the tropical region of Central Americas and reached South-East Asia approximately in the 17th century. Guava fruit is either round or pear-shaped, with thin dark green skin which becomes yellowish green as the fruits ripen.
Jackfruit (Quả Mít) is a native Asian fruit, where it is considered a delicacy. It came originally from India, before reaching Viet Nam. Jackfruits come in many shapes and sizes, although generally they are oblong or pear shaped.
Star apple is a fruit commonly grown in orchards of central and southern parts of Viet Nam, the most famous are located in Can Tho Province in the Mekong Delta. The Vietnamese name is Vu Sua (milk from the breast).
Published: 10/02/2009 by ptg in Food & Drink
Long Nhãn (means in Vietnamese Dragon Eye) grows in many provinces in the Viet Nam. The Long Nhãn is a close relative to the lychee. Long Nhãn fruit is about 2 cm in diameter, with brownish and brittle peel.
Thanh Long (Blue Dragon) is the name of a newly cultivated fruit in Viet Nam. The fruit weighs from 200 to 500 grams, and has pink or dark-red colour. The ripe fruit looks like the kohlrabi cabbage and has an oval shape.
Waterapple is native to the South-East Asia and Pacific Islands. The colour of the fruit varies from pale green to ruby red. The fruit is bell-shaped and is about 5 cm in diameter, the centre is hollow and filled with woolly fibres and brown seeds.
Mangosteen is a fruit that is unique to South-East Asia. The fruit is very hard to grow. It takes 8-15 years for a tree to bear fruits. The rind of the mangosteen is dark purple marked by a yellowish resin.