Summer is everyone’s favorite season and the perfect one to spend time in the great outdoors! Critics will say they can’t stand the heat, and some days the criticism would be well deserved. Everyone loves a warm bright day accompanied by a cool breeze to swoop in and chill everyone out when things get too hot, but what is there to do on days that get a little too hot? There are a number of ways to cool off like a pool party or taking cover in the shade, but none are as delicious as eating some cool refreshing fruit! Here are exotic 5 fruits we recommend you to try at your summer catered party:
Jackfruit is a species of tree in the same family as figs, mulberries, and breadfruit. Ripe jackfruit is naturally sweet with a fruity aroma and flavor that many people compare to juicy fruit bubble gum. Unripe jackfruit is also interesting as it is often used as a vegetarian meat substitute. When picked unripe and cooked it has a texture very similar to chicken or pulled pork and goes great with some barbeque sauce. This is an awesomely delicious exotic fruit sure to please your guests vegetarian or otherwise!
Native to Indonesia, the rambutan is a medium-sized tropical tree that grows all over, from Asia to Central America. The fruit has a very unique look to it, covered in tendrils it has a hairy looking red exterior and is about the size of a strawberry. Inside the hairy outer shell is it translucent whitish flesh which tastes something like a cross between a grape and a coconut. This interesting fruit is sure to impress and be an unexpectedly delicious treat for all guests.
a, the rambutan is a medium-sized tropical tree that grows all over, from Asia to Central America. The fruit has a very unique look to it, covered in tendrils it has a hairy looking red exterior and is about the size of a strawberry. Inside the hairy outer shell is it translucent whitish flesh which tastes something like a cross between a grape and a coconut. This interesting fruit is sure to impress and be an unexpectedly delicious treat for all guests.
- Drinking coconuts
Ah, the classic drinking coconut. What tropical treat is more refreshing than this simple natural beverage? For a fun tropical party atmosphere, you can buy drinking coconuts prepared ready with a straw to be poked through its holes. It’s a blast to drink sweet coconut water from natures premade container. Not only is it packed with vitamins, but it’s also guaranteed to cool all your guests off and tantalize their tastebuds.
- Dragon fruit
The dragon fruit is one of the most interesting looks fruits out there. The shape and vibrant red colors of the peel resemble some sort of dragon, and you wouldn’t expect there to be such a sweet refreshing prize inside! When you crack it open, you will find white flesh housing many white seeds. Its texture is often likened to kiwifruit because of these seeds. Its flesh is bland, mildly sweet, and light in calories! A great exotic treat to woo your guests, keep them healthy, and keep them happy all at once.
Lychee is a fruit similar to Rambutan, and they are actually in the same family of tree called Sapindaceae. The flesh tastes similar to Rambutan as well but is generally considered to be sweeter and more similar to a grape. If you can find it, lychee is an excellent fruit to add to your menu for guests to taste.
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