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granadillas - i used to love eating these when i'd visit my abuelito and grandma in lima, peru. my brother and i called them "mocos" because of what the fruit looks like...

granadillas - i used to love eating these when i'd visit my abuelito and grandma in lima, peru. my brother and i called them "mocos" because of what the fruit looks like.~boogars too!

mamey

Mamey Sapote: A Delicious Central American Fruit - Traditionally they were used to make ice cream and milkshakes with vanilla and nutmeg so you could improvise a smoothie with almond milk, frozen sapote and these flavorings

Curuba - fruta colombiana

Although it seems a carnivorous plant, is one of the most divine fruit, very common in Colombia, and the passion fruit family: The curuba

Ice cream bean tree: Sweetness by the scoop

Ice cream bean tree: Sweetness by the scoop

The long pods of ice cream beans split open to reveal dark seeds wrapped in a sweet, edible white casing. Drought-tolerant and nitrogen-fixing, this tree should definitely be in a California garden!

Sapodilla in Trinidad & Tobago

Manilkara zapota - Sapodilla, southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

Pepino dulce

Pepino Dulce or Melon Pear (Solanum Muricatum). Juicy and mild melon flavor. Peel is edible.

Caimito fruit   It has numerous common names including cainito, caimito, star apple, golden leaf tree, abiaba, pomme du lait, estrella, milk fruit and aguay. It is also known by the synonym Achras cainito. In Vietnam, it is called vú sữa (literally: breast-milk). In Malayalam it is called "Swarnapathry" means '[the tree with] golden leaves'.

Caimito (star apple) I used to climb a tree just to munch on these.

Cholado. 'Cholado or Raspao is a cold beverage common in Colombia. It is made from crushed ice, fruit and/or fruit syrup, sweetened condensed milk, and is sometimes topped with whipped cream.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/colombia

Cholado -- These are DELISH! Cholado or Raspao is a cold beverage common in Colombia. It is made from crushed ice, fruit and/or fruit syrup, sweetened condensed milk, and is sometimes topped with whipped cream.

Foods of Peru: Trucha al Limon (Lemon Trout)

Pass the Guinea Pig - Peru Food and Drink

Pass the Guinea Pig - Peru Food and Drink - Travel Tales of Life

fruits from the Caribbean that you didn't know about Limoncillo o mamoncillo, quenepas en Puerto Rico

Did you say guinep? An interesting sweet or sour (or both) fruit that I'd love to get my hands on from the Caribbean.

Behold a Mamey! If you've never had a mamey shake...you haven't had the best fruit shake in the world!!

Behold a Mamey (zapote)! If you've never had a mamey shake.you haven't had the best fruit shake in the world!

Frejoles con Seco de Res

Seco de carne con frijoles y salsa criolla Peruvian beef stew with cilanter , beans and rice

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