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: 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: All year round | Flavor: Ripe: sweet, Unripe: sweet & sour
Commonly eaten ripe with deep Orange color, in fruit baskets worldwide. Unripe Green papayas are used for famous Thai papaya salads known as Som Tum.
Benefits : Very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber and Potassium, and a very good source of Vitamin A & C and Folate.
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.
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.
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.