Mangoes are sweet in flavor and very juicy. Some mangoes have a tart, lemon-like taste. The fruits are most common in Asia, and India produces and consumes the most mangoes, according to Produce Pete.
There are several different varieties of mangoes, including Mexican, Florida and Haitian mangoes. Types of Florida mangoes include the Kent, a large fat mango that is green in color with a reddish side. The flesh of the mango is a golden color. The Hayden is a small, round mango with green or yellow skin. This variety has a reddish tint and a rich flavor. Mangoes are a significant source of beta carotene.Learn More
Dragon fruit, also known as pitaya, tastes sweet and juicy with a flavor similar to kiwi, watermelon and pear. Its flesh is white with black seeds and is light-textured, similar to a melon. The rind is usually red, pink or purple with green scales that give the fruit its name.Full Answer >
Okra has a mild flavor that is similar to that of an eggplant, though the texture is different than that of eggplant. Okra can be served raw, pickled or fried. It is also marinated in salads or cooked on its own.Full Answer >
According to California Endive Farms, endive has a crisp texture and a sweet, nutty flavor with a pleasantly mild bitterness. Endive is a member of the chicory family, which includes radicchio, escarole, frisee and curly endive. This leafy green vegetable can be eaten raw or cooked.Full Answer >
The skin of a mango is safe to eat as long as the person eating it does not have a strong sensitivity to urushiol, the active chemical found in poison ivy, poison sumac and poison oak, About.com states. Handling or consuming the skin can cause dermatitis in allergic individuals.Full Answer >