Pitaya is a type of cactus which originated in Mexico, Central and South America, but it is also cultivated in East and Southeast Asia and also in Israel, Cyprus, China and northern Australia.
Pitaya flesh, which is eaten raw, tastes sweet and it is low in calories. You can consume pitaya seeds with its flesh and they give a flavor similar to the taste of walnuts. This fruit is used in preparation of juice and wine, and you can used its flower to prepare nice and warm tea.
Ackee fruit, in Latin “Blighia sapida”, is a fruit which originated in the tropical areas of West Africa. Once imported in Jamaica, it became one of the main ingredients in Caribbean specialties, and it is also cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas in several parts of the world.
This fruit contains many fatty acids, including omega 6 fatty acid. It contains no cholesterol and saturated fat, and it also contains lots of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamin B and C, zinc, potassium, calcium and fiber.