What The Feijoa? 15 Unusual Fruits And How To Eat Them.
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Ackee (Blighia sapida) – Ackee may rhyme with icky, but that only applies to the unripened fruit and certain inedible parts, which are toxic. When ripe, the so-called aril, the fleshy appendage to the large black seeds, becomes the staple ingredient of Jamaica’s national dish. Much like breadfruit, the other unusual fruit popular in Jamaica, ackee is cooked like a vegetable and the end result is something else altogether. It’s most commonly compared to scrambled egg. [Photo: kaiton/Flickr]