In Colombia there are a variety of fruits with different types of exotic flavors, this is thanks to the geographical position and the different thermal floors. The best thing is that you can get all these varieties in the different market squares of each city. We mention some of those that we consider the best:
Its citric flavor makes it almost impossible to eat on its own, it is an exotic combination when mixed with a little water and sugar. Used to make refreshing juices and is also used to make sauces at meals.
Known for being the fruit of passion. It is one of the fruits most consumed by Colombians since it is easy to prepare in juices and with it accompanying sauces are prepared in meals. Passion fruit is known for being a fruit rich in calcium, iron and phosphorus.
3. TREE TOMATO
Its red peel usually confuses it with a sweet fruit, but its yellow interior is very bitter. It is usually ideal to combine with fruits such as passion fruit and guava, in juices. This provides different properties for health.
This tropical fruit is one of the most consumed in all of Colombia, it has a variety of species. It is a juicy fruit which can be consumed in its pulp, they also make it in juices, it is special for children, they make sweets, jams, among others.
5. SOURSOP (GUANABANA)
Although its name seems a bit difficult, it is one of the most popular fruits in Colombia. Its maturation is fast and must be consumed at its point. The soursop has only a small layer of very delicate peel and its interior is filled with a sweet white pulp with seeds that can be consumed directly.
6. SAPODILLA (ZAPOTE)
This fruit contains a lot of pulp so it is very productive and its juice in milk is usually enjoyed very thick. Although it has the peculiarity of leaving a feeling of sticky lips, it is not an impediment to enjoying this fruit.
It is one of the fruits that contains high levels of potassium, that provides energy and is a source of vitamin A. It is used in most breakfasts, also in juices and is always in the homes of Colombians. This fruit is found in all market places and main stores.
It is an excellent source of calcium, iron and fiber. Its consumption is usually raw and its pulp is eaten with a spoon. Juice, ice cream and sauces are also made. Its shell is thick and smooth, to consume it the shell is broken with the fingers.
The Watermelon or more popularly known as patilla, is one of the fruits with a high content of water and sugar, it is very healthy and has few calories.
10.CAPE GOOSEBERRY (UCHUVA)
The Cape Gooseberry is a semi acid fruit of orange color, it is used to prepare ice creams, yogurt, sauces and jams. They are also consumed in juices