Vietnam fruits: variety and variety
Vietnam is one of the countries that are very popular among tourists. This is due not only to the good climate and a large number of attractions, but also the exotic fruits of Vietnam. Most of the products are known around the world, there are those that do not leave the country. A list of the 7 most popular fruits of Vietnam is provided for you below.
What fruits are eaten in Vietnam
- Longan (dragon eye).
- Cream apple
- Dragon Heart.
What fruits are popular in Vietnam: TOP 7
Vietnamese variation is significantly different from other varieties of fruit more sweet taste, tenderness and consistency of the consistency. To try the mango straight from the tree you need to visit the country from February to May. This fruit is actively used in local traditional medicine due to its positive effect on the digestive tract and cardiovascular system.
Despite the amazing aroma of the fruit, do not get too carried away with them — large dosages can cause allergies, besides it has a lot of fat. For lovers of mango in Vietnam opened a special restaurant — Mango Rooms. All dishes on the menu are made from this fruit.
Round fruit growing in clusters. When used from the fruit must be separated from the peel and bone. The taste of «dragon eye» resembles grapes and melon at the same time. You can eat this fruit in Vietnam from June to August.
Low-calorie product, suitable for everyone. Used as an antioxidant. It helps to improve sleep and vision, helps fight fatigue and headache. It is prescribed for the treatment of oncology.
The fruit is in many ways similar to longan. The main difference in taste is that it is sweeter for lychee, and in peel color it is bright red for lychee, when the “dragon eye” has brown shades more often. This fruit is eaten in Vietnam from May to July.
Regular, but moderate eating litchi helps reduce cholesterol and improve potency. The fruits have a beneficial effect on the liver, pancreas and the work of the SS-system. The product is perfect for transportation, as it retains its beneficial properties even in a canned form.
The fruit contains volatile sulfur compounds and has a rather unpleasant odor. It is eaten in Vietnam not only by gourmets, but also by tourists. The main task — after skinning, quickly eat the fruit until the sulfur begins to erode. The taste of the fruit is similar to yogurt, where berries and fruits are mixed.
Transportation durian is prohibited, so you can try it only domestically from May to November. The product is distinguished by its nutritional value, it is not recommended in large quantities to those who follow the size of the waist, as well as to people with high blood pressure.
The fruit grows on an evergreen tree, has a light shade of brown color. The shape is round, the average diameter is from 5 to 10 cm. The flesh is yellow, has a sweet taste. There are small seeds inside the fruit that are not eaten in Vietnam. The taste of a ripe fruit is similar to persimmon, but it is not recommended to eat an unripe fruit.
The best time and place for tasting the product: the southern part of the country from September to December. Sapodilla is famous for its large amount of fiber, most often used in the manufacture of cosmetics because of its latex content.
It grows on trees with a height of 4.5 meters, the collection period — from July to September. Romantic fruit of Vietnam has the shape of a heart and is 16 centimeters in diameter. The hard, scaly-skinned skin hides the creamy pulp with a sweet and sour taste.
100 grams of this fruit contains 20% of the daily dose of vitamin B. The nutritional fruit, which is eaten in Vietnam, has a positive effect on vision and activity in both hemispheres of the brain. Additionally has the ability to shoot migraines.
Dragon heart (pitahaya)
This fruit can be found on the shelves of the CIS countries. It is a type of cactus, but with a pink-red skin. The flesh has the same amount of edible seeds as kiwi. Its color depends on ripeness and varies from creamy cream to a reddish hue. The taste of the pulp is similar to the taste of boiled beet salad mixed with strawberries. To try this fruit in Vietnam directly from the vine does not necessarily choose a specific season — the plant bears fruit all year round.
The fruit is often eaten in Vietnam in order to strengthen the endocrine system, as well as to restore the gastrointestinal tract. It also helps with diabetes, but do not overeat it. In addition to eating «dragon heart» is used in cosmetology in the manufacture of creams and masks.
After reading this article, you not only know what kind of fruit is eaten in Vietnam, but you will also have in mind when it is best to go on vacation in order to taste the maximum number of fruits of nature. Despite the fact that almost all fruits can be purchased on the shelves of local stores, the nutritional value and taste of fruits just taken from a tree or shrub is much higher and better.