Africa has an infinity of very interesting products for their nutritional and healthy qualities. With so many different climates across the continent, fruits grow lush and abundant, with a unique and indescribable flavor.

 

Mucuas

The baobab fruit, a delicacy rich in vitamins, proteins and sugars. These fruits can vary greatly in shape and size, on the outside they give the feeling of being very woody and their interior, randomly divided into parts, is very dry and sandy. Its flavor is a bit acidic due to some substances such as citric acid.

This fruit is highly appreciated for its high content of vitamin C, especially considering it is 6 times higher than that of orange. It also has vitamins B2 and B3.

So if you are interested in taking a tour of The magical avenue of the baobabs in Madagascar, do not forget to try this delicacy offered by these huge trees.

 

Safou

Also called butter fruit, it is remarkably high in nutrients, making it a local favorite, it is even used in medicine.

Part of the composition includes 48% of fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and triglycerides. It is one of the African fruits that can be eaten raw, cooked, baked or boiled.

 

Horned melon

Also known as kiwano or African cucumber, it is a yellow fruit, covered in distinctive horn-shaped spines. It contains a jelly-like pulp and bright green inside that is edible with a flavor similar to a banana.

Used as a food source in Africa and sometimes as water, the horned melon is a favorite.

 

Maboque

It is a juicy, bittersweet fruit, spherical in shape with seeds firmly assembled inside and surrounded by a fleshy, edible covering. It looks like a small round pumpkin, turning yellow-orange when ripe.

 

Ackee

This fruit grows on a tropical evergreen tree and is also known as the achee apple. It has an inner pulp of an edible cream color, with a bitter taste.

But we warn you that the seeds inside are toxic, so only the inner pulp is suitable for consumption.