The taste of Tree tomatoes surprised me even more than its appearance. I had expected it to be, well, I’m not sure, but the person I bought it from said it is usually served with either sugar or salt, like a tomato. I think I was expecting it to be more savory or acidic. it was closer to sweet,
Tamarillos or tree tomatoes are egg-shaped fruits native to South America.
I will not deny that these little fruits are strange. The color of Tree tomatoe alone could be the topic of an entire post. Their flesh is orange like a persimmon, but the soft black seeds are nested in a deep red gel.