15 Alien Vegetables Found on Earth

The salak fruit, native to Indonesia, has an outer skin resembling that of a snake. The pulp inside divides into three edible lobes. Agriculture Guide has pictures of this fruit and fourteen other odd-looking fruits and vegetables.

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I've had kiwano (horned melon) before. It's pretty good: very mild, with a sort of cucumber-lemon-banana flavor. Lots of seeds though; you'll want to google "how to eat a kiwano" before trying it.
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Sugar apple looks like what the Filipinos call "atis" (AH-teese). The meat is granular like sugar. When ripe, it's so soft that it practically falls apart in your hand.

The spikes of durian are _hard_. You could make a mace with it, though I haven't ever heard that it's ever been done! It's stinky and it's not worth trying, if you ask me.

In the US, lychee can be found in a can at any Asian mart. Buy some. No adventurousness necessary. It's fragrant and sweet. It has great potential for fancy dessert recipes. Mostly, it's eaten plain.
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