Season: Feb – May | Flavor: Sweet & sour
The entire fruit, including its skin is edible. The fruit ranges from sweet to sour in flavor, and has a light smell of turpentine.
Benefits : High source of water, dietary fibre, minerals, phytochemicals and vitamin C.
Season: April – June | Flavor: Sweet
A wide variety of Mangoes can be found all over Thailand however, sweet, ripe variety is most popular. Can be eaten alone or in a dessert.
Benefits : Antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. These compounds include quercetin, Isoquercitrin, Astragalin, Fisetin, Gallic acid and Methylgallat, as well as the abundant enzymes.
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: August – November | Flavor: Sweet with slightly bitter after taste
It’s little like a grapefruit and member of citrus fruits’ family in Pink & Yellow varieties
Benefits : Pomelos are popular is due to their strong nutritional value, including their vitamins, minerals, and organic content like vitamin B6 & C, Potassium, dietary fiber and magnesium.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet and refreshing
They have an ivory shell with a unique shape. The Young coconut is harvested directly from the tree before it has time to age and drop like the more mature white and brown husked coconuts. Inside it is a refreshing juice and a soft jelly-like meat, which has a sweet flavor that is soft enough to be eaten with a spoon.
Benefits : The water in the young coconut is one of the highest sources of electrolytes. Furthermore, the soft meat, or flesh, inside the coconut helps to restore oxidative tissue damage and contains a source of healthy fats, proteins, and various vitamins and minerals.
Season: September – December | Flavor: Sweet (sweeter when riper)
It has a caramel Brown skin with honey-flavored juicy Brown flesh
Benefits : Fiber is a key part of good nutrition as it benefits the body in several ways. Sapodilla gives 5.6 grams per 100 grams of dietary fiber, thus making it an excellent laxative.