Here’s a brief guide to cherimoya, one of the most unusual fruits you may encounter. It’s worth taking the time to carefully remove the large seeds so that the tantalizingly sweet fruit can be enjoyed. Here you’ll find some tips on how to buy and prep this fruit, and its best uses.
Cherimoya is a large, green, somewhat heart-shaped fruit that that grows on the cherimoya tree, a fruit-producing tree native to Colombia, Ecuador, and Bolivia. Cherimoya belongs to the custard-apple family (which includes soursops), and has more than 500 varieties.