acts About Zapote
Zapote or marmalade plum is a type of tropical fruit with the size of an orange or grapefruit. The exterior surface of the fruit is in brown, just like potato and the interior is pulp in white which has sticky latex known as saponin in unripe fruits. The taste of the zapote is well-liked by most people. The pulp of the zapote is delightfully sweet with grainy or smooth texture. It has 3-10 black smooth, shiny seeds that are "bean" shaped and contained in the middle of the fruit.
- Zapote Blanco -- This fruit features sweet, creamy pulp that is wonderful for shakes and salads. The fruit appears in the summer and is often sold when it is still hard as it is vulnerable to virus attack when ripens.
- Mamey Sapote -- The fruit is large in size and fairly sweet. The flesh is salmon-colored, and carries a sweet, berry-like taste. Mamey Sapote is ideal for eating with hand, or for preparing smoothies or fruit salads.
- White Sapote -- The fruit is also called custard apple or cochitzapotl in Nahuatl. It is an Ellipsoid, about 5-10 cm across, having a thin skin that turns to yellow from green when ripen. The pulp is edible, with tastes resembling banana to peach.