Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Rambutan


Rambutan is native to tropical Southeast Asia and commonly grown throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines.

The name of this fruit is derived from the Malay word meaning "hairy", and you can see why. But once the hairy exterior of the rambutan is peeled away, the tender, fleshy, delicious fruit is revealed. Its taste is described as sweet and sour, much like a grape.