cherimoya

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Synonyms for cherimoya

small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit

large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp

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Borba's Skin Balance Firming Aqua-less Crystalline contains cherimoya and a bio-vitamin complex intended to support the skin's natural support system, remove epidermal toxins and improve elasticity.
Cream-colored flesh is like cherimoya in moistness and avocado in texture; it has a very sweet, distinctive flavor that marries banana and peach, according to some.
Its acceptance set a precedent that has encouraged the introduction of carambola, cherimoya, feijoa, litchi, passion fruit, pepino, and other fruits that are as new to most of us today as kiwi fruit was two decades ago.
White cherimoyas are conical, with a rougher skin that takes on a tan tone as fruit ripens.
First, cherimoyas are expensive: $5 to $8 a pound (an average fruit weighs 3/4 to 1 lb.
In the past, cherimoyas came from Florida or Mexico.
If you must select an underripe cherimoya, it should be an even green color with no soft spots (splits near the stem end shouldn't affect fruit).
Meanwhile, cut cherimoya into 8 lengthwise wedges, Trim off and discard peel.
With a basket on her arm, she greets the rare-fruit growers whose farms dot the nearby hills and chooses among their offerings: creamy sapotes and cherimoyas, blood oranges, passion fruit, bananas, and guavas.
In a world where one person says apples and a listener hears oranges, I guess I'm talking cherimoyas.
At market, buy cherimoyas that are a dull green (it can brown a little but not too much) and feel soft but not mushy.
These are making room for candy cane (pink and white striped) beets, cherimoyas (custard apples), limequats (a natural cross of limes and kumquats), and Moro oranges (an original native of Italy, also called 'blood' or 'volcano' oranges for their fiery red interiors).
Other products include citrus fruits, avocados, pears, bananas, mangos, papayas, cherimoyas, and vegetables.