Can you name this weird fruit or vegetable?

Romanesco
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We're pretty sure they're all from Earth. Pretty sure.

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Durian
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You can practically smell this fruit all the way from its home in Asia. It's a ...

The Durian may smell like dirty feet, but what it lacks in olfactory proprietary, it makes up for in taste: peel away the green, spiky skin to try the custard-like fruit inside. It grows in Southeast Asia and is pollinated by bats.

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Galia Melon fruit
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Hint: It's not a cantaloupe.

While this melon might look a lot like a cantaloupe or honeydew, it's actually a hybrid that was developed in Israel in the 1970s. Its pale green flesh is sweet, juicy and a good source of vitamins A and C.

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Jicama
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What's this starchy root called?

The Jicama hails from Mexico, where it’s sometimes called a Mexican yam or turnip. This root can be sliced up and placed on a raw vegetable platter or shredded into cole slaw or salads. It's also good sautéed, roasted or stir-fried.

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African horned cucumber
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Spiky on the outside, sweet on the inside. It's an ...

Don't let the name fool you; this African fruit is about as much like a cucumber as a sea cucumber. Its orange rind protects lime green flesh, which tastes like bananas, kiwis and ... well ... cucumbers.

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Kohlrabi
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People in Germany and India love this plant ...

Kohlrabi was relatively unknown outside of where it’s used most – Germany and India – until recently. Now, people around the world have started eating it. The fruit, stem and leaves of the kohlrabi plant are all edible. It’s a good source of vitamin C, folate, calcium and potassium.

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Pomelit
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This cross between two popular fruits is a ...

When you breed a grapefruit and pomelo, you get a pomelit. It looks like a grapefruit, but it tastes less sour. So as far as citrus goes, it's basically cheating. Some people call it an "Israeli Jaffa Sweetie."

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Rambutan
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While it looks like it could be a deep water sea creature, it's actually a fruit called ...

The name "Rambutan" comes from the Malay word for hair (rambut). And that makes sense when you look at the soft hair-like tubercles covering its rind. But have no fear, its resemblance to hair ends there: the tubercles cover a sweet, translucent fruit.

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Romanesco
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Do you recognize this fractal-looking plant?

A member of both the cauliflower and broccoli family, romanesco is believed to have been bred in Italy in the 16th century. It's eaten raw or steamed, sautéed or roasted.

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