Presentation on theme: "By: Hannah Staska SOUTH AMERICAN FRUITS. Pitaya/Dragon Fruit Can be found in the Americas: Mexico, South American tropics, Central America, and especially."— Presentation transcript:
Pitaya/Dragon Fruit Can be found in the Americas: Mexico, South American tropics, Central America, and especially Ecuador The Dragon Fruit is an yellowish-orangey covered fruit with unkind spikes. It has grayish pulp flecked with small, edible black seeds inside.
Açaí How to say: (a-sigh-EE) The Açaí is mainly found in Brazil Is a round, dark purple berry that’s sweetened, frozen solid, and then mashed up and served along sliced bananas and granola along the beaches of Brazil
Guavas(goiaba, guayaba) Found in the Americas, Mexico, Brazil, the Carribean Guavas are a tropical fruit that is pinkish red on the inside, and bumpy green on the outside. They smell a little lemony. The Guava is most commonly boiled into a jelly-like paste and served at breakfast.
Tree tomato(Tomate de arbol, tamrillo) Found in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, and Bolivia. Also cultivated in New Zealand. The Tree Tomato may be orange or yellow in flavor. It can be cooked with syrup or eaten raw. It is often made into juice
Nísperos (loquats, Japanese medlar, ameixa amarela) Found in the Subtropical areas in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay Nisperos are soft yellowish orange fruits. The flavor is mildly sweet. Have a few seeds on the inside that must be spit out when eating.
Physalis Found in Colombia and Peru Can also be called Cape Gooseberry and Chinese Lantern. In Colombia: Uchuva In Peru: Aguaymanto Each individual fruit is the size of a small cherry tomato The Physalis is quite sweet
Passion Fruit The Passion Fruit is found in Brazil and Colombia Its appearance is bumpy and dried-out looking on the outside. On the inside, it reveals a gooey mass of pulp with green seeds Is most commonly enjoyed as a juice, but can show up in ice cream too
Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit Found in semi arid areas of South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribean The Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit has tiny fibrous spines covering their outsides. It has pulp on the inside of the fruit to eat. It is often made into refreshing juices.