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Taiwan: New Fruits

Wax apples. These were my favorite fruit by far. I’ve never seen them at the grocery stores here, but I wish we had these. They have a waxy skin, as the name alludes to, but a super crisp, light, and sweet taste. The whole thing can be eaten, unless you get a slightly more matured […]

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Interesting Food: Dragonfruit

On a trip to Lotte (our current source for interesting foods), Salamander and I picked out a dragonfruit to eat. Needless to say, out of all the fruits on display, this one was the most eye-catching. the dragonfruit (hylocerus undatus) we picked was pretty big, about the size of a softball. As usual, we referred […]

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Interesting Food: Mamey

During the last trip to Lotte, Salamander and I found a Mamey and decided to see what this tasted like. Wikipedia describes the mamey as “The fruit’s flavor is variously described as a combination of pumpkin, sweet potato, and maraschino cherries with the texture of an avocado. Some consider the fruit to be an aphrodisiac”. […]

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