Saturday, August 11, 2007

Sticky Tropical Fruit - Jackfruit

The Jackfruit is widely grown in South and Southeast Asia and is another fruit that has a very strong smell but really yummy once you get use to the smell. An unopened ripe fruit can have a unpleasant smell, like rotting onions. The light brown to black seeds with white innards are indeed about the size of dates. You have to oil your hands with before cutting open a jackfruit, as the fruit bleeds a milky sticky sap.A fruit seller opening a jackfruitHere's what the fruit looks like

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