Learn more about white sapote from Mexico, Central and South America. The white sapote is actually closely related to citrus fruit.
Benefits and uses of fruits
The Sapodilla fruit is the berry of a tropical evergreen tree and resembles a potato. It is native to the middle east and Mexico. It’s texture is like a pear with yellow to brown flesh and 3-5 seeds.
The antioxidants Red Cherries contain comes from compounds called anthocyanins that give it its beautiful red color.
Sugar-apple is originally from the Philippines. Its flesh is a yellowish white and is soft and gooey. Some types are segmented like citrus. It has a very pleasing aroma and tastes like sweet custard. Unlike many other fruits, the sugar apple is high in iron.
Tamarind is from the tropical areas of Africa although it was later introduced to Mexico. The “fruit” of the plant is basically a large, edible pod. Many describe it as being sweet and sour.
The Abiu fruit is a tropical fruit that was found in the Amazon. It is yellow skinned with a light colored custard-like pulp and a flavor that would remind a person of that Mexican treat, caramel flan.