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Dragon fruit or pitaya is the fruit of several cactus species. The vine-like epiphytic pitahaya-producing cacti of the genus Hylocereus are native to Mexico, Central America, and South America. Currently, they are also cultivated in East Asian and Southeast Asian countries.

This southeast Asian variety of mango gets its name from the hook "nose" that protrudes from its top. Also known as Elephant Tusk mango, this is a large-sized fruit with smooth skin, a small seed, and highly fragrant flesh.

Jeruk Bali (Pomelo) is a crisp citrus fruit native some Southeast Asian countries. It is the largest citrus fruit, and usually pale green to yellow when ripe, with sweet white or sometimes pink/red flesh. Pomelo doesn’t taste like common orange, as it less sweet and tastes more like mild grapefruit. It also contains pectin, which is good to binds cholesterol, as well as for dietary fiber.

from Steamy Kitchen Recipes

Lychees, Longan, Rambutan

My favorite! Longan is an Asian fruit with a translucent flesh that has grape-like texture. It is related to the lychee, and also similar in that it grows on trees in bunches.