Photo Credit: Flower fruit gallery
Pulled Jack fruit Tacos smothered in a home made delicious barbecue sauce,Eaten Raw, Add to Salads, Curries, Soups, Yogurt or Ice cream, This fruit you will love!
Jack fruits increased popularity has grown by leaps among vegan and vegetarian communities and are now being embraced globally.
Photo Credit : The Vegan Atlas
So exactly what is a Jack fruit?
According to Wikipedia:
"The jack fruit, also known as jack tree, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family. Its origin is in the region between the Western Ghats of southern India and the rain forests of Malaysia."
So, what does it taste like?
Jack fruits have a very distinctive taste when ripe. We deem it a cross between a Mango, Pineapple and Peach . So Delicious!!
So, how does it smell?
When ripened , It smells like delicious tropical bubblegum!
Jack fruits have very unique features and we have listed some for you.
- Jack fruits have an unusually large size
- Jack fruit trees fruit is the larges in the world.
- A Jack fruit can reach up to 80lbs(35kg), Yes that's One!
- Jack fruits are seasonal and available in Summer
- Jack fruit seeds are edible