Dragon Fruit

An Exotic Tropical Fruit grown in Thailand


Dragon Fruit is the most common name given to the Pitahaya or Pitaya which turns out to be family members of several cactus species. There are also a few other names, but there's really no need for me to go into such great detail other than to describe what these fruits look and taste like. 

The real reason as to why I am dedicating this page to writing about the fruits of Thailand is because there are so many wonderfully diverse and bizarre varieties here. Some you may not get the chance to see at home.

I am particularly amazed at the vast array of tropical fruit that one finds here. Take for instance those brightly coloured pink fruits covered with pointed yellow and green-tipped scales that I'd love to share with you.


What the Pitahaya Fruit looks like on the inside


There's nothing quite as engaging as to leisurely wander around some of the fresh-produce markets in Thailand while admiring the exotic motley mixture of succulent fruit species that are available. There are of course many other equally pleasurable activities for you to engage in while on your holiday here, but for the moment let's stick to the fruits.

If not at the markets, then why not take a good look next time you go for breakfast at your hotel in Thailand where you will be amazed at the immense variety of fruits that are on offer. This is the time to bring out the adventurer in you.

One fruit that really fascinated me was the Dragon Fruit and believe you me, this had nothing to do with the fact that I'm born under the Chinese astrological sign of the dragon either. It just had this peculiar look about it.

As I began to stare at this strange fruit for the first time, I became so captivated by its bewitching appearance all the while wondering in silence as to what it might taste like. The white interior had all these little black seeds bedded in it. Give it a try I said and I encourage you to do likewise.


The Dragon Fruit Tree


The Dragon or Pitahaya Fruit, grown in Thailand has a bright pink exterior with white flesh and black seeds. The flesh is both sweet and refreshing as well as slightly crunchy with a taste sensation between that of a kiwi and a pear.

There is an added health benefit to eating this fruit as they contain lots of good fibre, antioxidants and nutrients including Vitamin C, phosphorus and calcium. They are also low in calories. And there's also a small yellow variety from Southeast Asia that looks a lot like one of those regular Prickly Pears.


Yellow Pitahaya Fruit

You may also like to try these Exotic Fruits

Rambutan

Durian


Return from Dragon Fruit to Thai Fruits and Vegetables




Recent Articles

  1. High-Class Escort Mandy

    Feb 19, 17 10:23 AM

    High-Class Escort Mandy is every man’s secret fantasy and this smoking hot Asian girl is no exception. Not only is she cute and curvy, her breast size is matched by the size of her personality.

    Read More

  2. High-Class Escort Honey

    Feb 19, 17 08:19 AM

    High-Class Escort Honey is more than happy to showcase her wild side and is extremely capable of whipping you into a sexual frenzy while letting some of her adventurous nature to rub off on you.

    Read More

  3. High-Class Escort Faline

    Feb 19, 17 06:58 AM

    To say that High-Class Escort Faline is a versatile vixen is an understatement because this cute and curvy kitten loves all kinds of action whether it's a wild fantasy or just a cuddle.

    Read More

  4. Khao Sok National Park in Southern Thailand

    Feb 19, 17 06:27 AM

    Khao Sok National Park and wildlife sanctuary forms the largest and most dramatic tract of virgin rain forest in southern Thailand offering you some of the best hiking trails.

    Read More

  5. Bangkok Gentlemens Club

    Feb 06, 17 10:59 AM

    Created in the style of a 19th Century Paris Brothel, the all new Bangkok Gentlemens Club 102 is an elegant and exclusive adult entertainment establishment set in the heart of Sukhumvit.

    Read More


Please note that this post contains some affiliate links which means I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you if you should purchase after clicking through my blog. Also remember that I never promote any products or services here unless I've used and loved them myself.

Your host Grahame (Yep! that's me) from Luxury Thailand Travel says he'd really appreciate your kind support. Simply take your next tour by selecting any one of the many excursions listed on the left side of this page and or book your hotel reservation to amazing Thailand using the HotelTravel search box below. Have a happy holiday and a safe trip.

Destination
Check-in
Check-out
Rooms :
Child
Adult(s)


E-mail Address
First Name
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Luxury Thailand Travel.


Touristlink Certification Badge

Free Web Submission

Build a Better Travel Blog

Thai Dating

Hotel Booking

HotelTravel.com – Worldwide Leader in Hotel Bookings with Guaranteed Lowest Rates and Discounts of up to 75% Off!

Hotels and Resorts

Top Thailand Hotels

Beaches

Islands

National Parks

Attractions

Entertainment

Kids Stuff

Bangkok Markets

Bangkok Temples

Arts and Crafts

Festivals

Restaurants

Recipes

Herbs and Spices

Mythical Creatures

Nightlife

Go Go Bars

Blog Traffic