Bayawas, Bayabas(Guava)

Bayawas, Bayabas(Guava)

A tropical fruit known worldwide, Guavas are rich in vitamin C and Folic Acid. They vary in sizes and color from green when young, to yellow, to  pink and almost purple when ripe. They’re mostly round in shape bearing thick and crispy skin depending on its...
Kurumbut

Kurumbut

A wild type of Philippine fruit, Kurumbut fruits are sized small. They grow on vines, bears green fruits when very young, and yellow when ripened. You’ll find them blooming on fences or bushes in the wilds, or forests. Just like the passion fruit, Kurumbut has a...
Kamagong, Mabolo Fruits

Kamagong, Mabolo Fruits

Also known as velvet apple or persimmons, Kamagong(Bicol) or Mabolo(Tagalog) trees grow fruits that are round in shape, pinkish to reddish brown in color, a skin covered with velvety fur that’s kind of similar to peaches. Its edible part also has similar texture...
Langka(Jackfruit)

Langka(Jackfruit)

One of my favorite fruits! Langka in Filipino and Jackfruit in English, comes from very tall, skinny trees. They are widely cultivated throughout the tropical regions, including the Philippines. Langka as we call it, grows all over the Bicol region. I recall my Papa...
Bugnay

Bugnay

I recall our next door neighbor having a Bugnay tree on their front yard when I was in high school. My best friend and I used to climb it as high as we could, just to be able to pick the best tasting, ripe ones. A Bugnay tree can grow as tall as the eye can see. It...
Ripe Papaya Fruit

Ripe Papaya Fruit

Popularly known worldwide. They are native to Mexico and the northern South America, but oveall, they grow in tropical regions. Filipinos grow 3 types of papayas. They come in small to large sizes, with round to cylindrical in shapes. Its edible flesh starts from...