Season: June – September | Flavor: Sweet
Custard Apples are soft & meaty and grow everywhere in Thailand.
Benefits : It is abundant with Potassium, Magnesium and contains vitamin A, Calcium, Copper, fiber and Phosphorous. It has high calorific value, able to provide sustained energy and delicious in nature.
Season: April – June | Flavor: Tangy/sour
Green mangoes aren't ripe, sweet and very yellow but more raw, tangy, sour and have more bite to them. They are usually consumed as it is, with salt, condiments, pickles or in salads.
Benefits : Raw mango contains vitamin A and Vitamin E that enhances one's hormonal system. Eating unripe mangoes with salt prevents the excessive loss of water from the body, and helps to quench thirst. In addition, it also protects one from the negative effects of very high temperature.
Season: May – September | Flavor: Primarily sweet with a little sourness
Mangosteen is a healthy fruit, which is rich in water, energy, protein, carbohydrates, and fiber. Essential nutrients such as Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Copper, and Manganese are found in this fruit.
Benefits : Known as Queen of fruits, has think Black/Violet skin that encases fleshy, juicy white fruit.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Slightly sweet
Dragon fruit belongs to cactus family which explains it’s colorful yet alien-like appearance. It has an intense shape, color and a texture between that of a kiwi and an apple.
Benefits : They have a surprising number of phytonutrients. Rich in antioxidants, they contain vitamin C (equivalent to 10 percent of the daily value), polyunsaturated (good) fatty acids, and several B vitamins for carbohydrate metabolism, as well as Carotene and protein.
Snake Fruit (Fruit of Memory)
Season: April – June | Flavor: Slightly sour
It has a unique red, scaly exterior, which earns it the nickname snake fruit. These fruits are only about the size of figs and may resemble a large garlic clove when peeled.
Benefits : High level of Potassium and Pectin. Contains nutrients like Thiamine, Iron and Calcium as well as vitamin C. It also has anti-diarrheal properties although if too many Snake fruit are consumed it can result in constipation.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet
Mildly acidic, refreshing fruit best-eaten when crisp outside and medium-soft on the inside
Benefits : Guava contains nutrients that help curb all kinds of illnesses, including cancer and diabetes. Its vitamin A content is five times that of an orange, and it also has stellar amounts of protein, fiber, and folate, and possibly more vitamin C than any other fruit.