Fruits of Vietnam. What fruits grow in Vietnam
Getting abroad, almost everyonewants to try the national cuisine, as well as unusual fruits that grow in a distant country. Fruits of Vietnam in the Russian markets are quite expensive, and it is almost impossible to find them. Some of them look very unusual, and the names of many are not even familiar. So, what can we try and bring with us from an exotic country?
This fruit can not be attributed to inaccessible, sincealmost in every store you can see it and buy it. In Vietnam, pineapple is a commonly used fruit, as it grows almost everywhere. Thanks to this the price for the product is minimal. From it Vietnamese prepare different dishes and preparations.
These Vietnamese fruits, a description of the tastethe features of which are known to almost everyone, are sold everywhere in our country. What's unusual about a banana? Vietnamese use not only ripe fruits. Vietnamese women cook incredibly delicious dishes from unripe fruits, and banana tree flowers are used in salads. Also in cooking use the trunks of a young tree and even roots. In Vietnam, you can find bananas of different varieties, which differ in size and taste.
Quite a strange fruit that looks likeawesome. It seems that he is covered with needles. In fact, a bright fruit has soft hair that can not cause any harm. By the way, in the translation from Indonesian "rambutan" means "hair". The fruit grows on a fairly branched tree and ripens during the rainy season, somewhere in May-October. If you peel off, then under it you can see a completely transparent flesh with a large brown bone. To say what the taste of rambutan is like is simply impossible, since it is unique. The only thing that can be noted is that this fruit perfectly quenches thirst.
Many Vietnamese fruits, whose name soundsunusual and even funny, you will hear for the first time. Most likely, mangosteen refers to them. At first glance, someone might think that this is a mango, but in fact they have nothing in common. Externally, the mangosteen does not look very nice, it's like an apple of a dark purple color. Size is no more than a tennis ball. The rind of the fruit is very thick. To reach the pulp, you need to make a knife with a knife about 5 mm in the center of the fruit. Inside, the mangosteen is translucent and is divided into lobules, like a mandarin. As for the taste, it is quite light and refreshing, a little bit sour.
Let's continue to study what kind of fruits are in Vietnam.
This fruit is familiar to many in books and films, butyet it is exotic. Papaya grows all year round, so it's inexpensive in Vietnam. This fruit is rich in vitamins and minerals. It looks like a melon, since it has a sweet fleshy pulp. In Vietnam, you can find papaya with red, yellow and orange flesh. This fruit is used to make salads and juices.
The unusualness of this fruit is already in its name,which means "breast milk". It arose because of the original smell of a starry apple, which is very similar to milk. This fruit has a round shape, a firm and smooth peel. Local residents say that this fruit should be properly eaten. They advise cutting the fruit in half and then using a spoon to eat the flesh. Another local way to eat a starry apple is to make a small hole, and then just squeeze all the juice through it. If you decide to try this fruit, then before you eat it, squeeze the fruit a little, so that the pulp is mixed with the juice.
Many fruits and vegetables of Vietnam have a pleasantaroma, which can not be said about the durian. Because of its hideous smell, the fruit is forbidden to be transported by air, metro, taxi, or to use in many public places. In some cities there is a signboard on which a crossed durian is depicted. Many people simply can not tolerate this smell, so do not even risk to try the fruit. Some people compare it to foul onions. But, despite this, the one who still decided to try the durian can not stop and eats the fruit again and again.
Externally, these exotic fruits of Vietnam are 6 timesmore mango. Sometimes the weight is close to 10 kg, or even more. When the fruit ripens, it falls from the tree. The flesh of the durian lies behind a thick skin with sharp spines. It is divided into segments. Each part is individually covered with oil, so the pulp is thick enough to touch. If you do not pay attention to the terrible smell and try the durian, then the taste can really please, as the fruit is sweet and similar to yogurt.
Cactus fruit, or Green Dragon
Cultivate this fruit in Vietnam began quiterecently. When it becomes mature, the weight reaches 500 g. There are several varieties that differ in the color of the pulp and taste. The thickness of the fetal rind is about 5 mm. Clear it is very simple, like an orange. In the pulp is a lot of seeds, which are similar to sesame. You do not need to delete them, it's just impossible to do. It is interesting that if the fruit is cooled, its taste drastically changes. Another interesting fact - do not overeat, as these Vietnamese fruits are natural laxatives. Gather fruit at the end of autumn and spring.
And what kind of fruits grow in Vietnam?
Interestingly, this fruit grows on all partstree, that is, on branches, trunk, and even on roots. Each year, one tree yields a crop of about 200 fruits. In this fruit there is a lot of sugar, that is, it is very high in calories. When the fruit ripens, its flesh turns yellow and sweet. Juicy depends on the variety. The fruit is huge - it can reach a length of up to 50 cm.
Grow this fruit in the north of the country. In size, it is slightly larger than the length of the thumb pad. Above, the fruit is covered with a thin brown skin that hides the translucent flesh. Inside is a large bone. The odor of longana is very pleasant. Because of the sweetness and nutritional value, the fruit is used to prepare various dishes, including desserts and soups. Interestingly, the bones can be dried and also used in cooking.
These Vietnamese fruits can not be called unusual,because they are sold here from us. Fruits grow different varieties. They differ not only in color and shape, but in size and taste. The pulp of this fruit contains a lot of sugar and vitamins. The content of vitamin C is not inferior to orange. In general, all varieties of persimmons can be divided into 2 types: sweet and bitter. They differ in that the second option becomes sweet only when fully ripened, while the first one is always sweet. Another interesting fact - persimmon is used to relieve pain in the abdomen and to reduce pressure.
These exotic Vietnamese fruits are covered with a dense, rough peel of red color. The flesh is like a longan, the same translucent and very sweet.
This fruit was imported into Vietnam enoughlong. From that time on, he began to grow in large quantities in this faraway country. If you evaluate its appearance, then this is a normal chicken egg, which weighs from 10 to 200 g. The brown skin has small cracks near the stalk. The flesh has the same color and fine flavor. Immature fruits can not be eaten, since they contain a viscous resin. In Vietnam, you can find fruits with orange and yellow-white flesh.
The fruit has a scaly coating of green color,under which there is a mass consisting of succulent and sweet segments. They produce an incredibly pleasant aroma. In each segment there is a bone that is inedible.
Another unusual fruit. These fruits of Vietnam have 2 varieties. You can try a hard and soft apple, they differ in shape. With a ripe fruit, it is easy to remove a thick green peel, which is covered with light pollen. Inside the fruit has a white or yellowish pulp, as well as a small amount of black bones. The taste of this fruit can be compared with a sweet creamy cream. To the tree began to bear fruit, it should take about 4 years. Then every year they harvest a large crop - about 100 pcs. fruits.
This fruit can be equated to pineapple in its own way.accessibility. In addition, tourists who know how to climb trees well can get it themselves or find them under a palm tree. Young coconuts have a thin layer of pulp and contain a lot of liquid. Basically, fruits are used only to quench your thirst. To open a coconut, it is better to use the help of a seller who will professionally make a hole. In a mature fruit, on the contrary, there is practically no liquid, but there is a lot of pulp. It is from it that Vietnamese make coconut milk. Ripen these fruits all year round.
This fruit is the most juicy and sweet of those thatsupplies Vietnam. Fruits start to ripen in February, and they can be collected until May. Mango, which grows in this country, is significantly different from what is sold in our stores. The ripe fruit has bright yellow color. To clean it is inconvenient and undesirable - it is better to simply cut lengthwise to the bone and divide into 2 halves.
This fruit is yellow or greenish in color.a form similar to pepper, but in a cut it looks like an asterisk. The mature fruit is sweet and juicy, and it is impossible to confuse it with something else. To clean the fruit is not necessary, it is simply cut into small slices. In our country, carambola is often decorated with cocktails. In Vietnam, it is added to salads, and juices and sauces are also made. Gather the ripened fruit from October to December.
Externally, the fruit looks like an ordinary green appleor quince. Under the thin skin is a fragrant flesh of tender pink or white. The taste of fruit is light and sweet. Small seeds that are in the pulp, edible. As part of the fetus, there are many vitamins and microelements necessary for a person. You can use guava directly with the skin, like an apple. Use this fruit for making juice, jam and other dishes.
How to bring fruits from Vietnam?
Having got into this country and having tried incredibly tasty and unusual fruits, I really want to bring them home and treat my relatives and friends. How to do it right, now we'll figure it out.
It is important that for exotic products youpay much less than at home. In fact, it will cost a mere penny. In addition, Vietnamese sellers are quite accommodative - and you can bargain and save even more. It is very important to show friendliness and respect.
The first thing to take care of for exportingfruits from Vietnam, - licensing phytosanitary documents, which indicate the quarantine safety of products. If this is not done, then at the customs, most likely, all the fruits will be seized. It is best to buy a special box in which to lay fruit. In this form and with timely and properly issued documents, you will not have any problems in the delivery of purchased fruits.
In addition, seasoned tourists advise to transport fruits in a suitcase, not in a basket. Each of the purchased fruits should be wrapped in a napkin and densely packed so that they are not wrinkled and not spoiled.