Back to my shiny new series What Do People Eat in China? And since I took some neat pictures I’m also submitting this post to Travel Photo Thursday Weeeee! Head over there to check out some travel pictures from bloggers around the world. For even more pics from around the world, check out Friday Daydreamin’.
Last week, I told you about one of the most unhealthy dishes you can possibly eat when you travel to China, braised pork belly. It’s also one of the most delicious, but to counteract all that delicious fattyness of the pork, maybe you can follow it up with this week’s Chinese treat of choice, a fruit.
What Do People Eat in China? Dragon Fruit
On our recent trip to Guangzhou, Marco’s brother and I took a break at Starbucks one afternoon. It was there that I had my first encounter with dragon fruit. It was part of a mixed fruit cup and it was so delicious. Not very intensly sweet like some other fruits can be sometimes, but very pleasant and refreshing. And I loved, loved, loved the look and texture of it. So fun! Kind of like a white kiwi I liked it so much that one evening I asked Marco’s mom to stop at a fruit stand on the way home so we could buy some more dragon fruit. And, go figure, it looks even cooler on the outside than on the inside: very dark, intense pink with a little bit of green. If I could only find some dragon fruit here in West Texas, I’d have a new favorite fruit. For now it will stay the exotic rare treat.
What’s your favorite fruit?