Hylocereus undatus, called pitaya or pitahaya in some places, and commonly known as dragon fruit, is one of the more unusual looking fruits. Though very popular in Asia, it’s originally from Central America.https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2013/01/08/01/23/pitahaya-74310_960_720.jpgPixabay
It’s amazing how many different fruits there are. Of course, not all of them are edible. But one of the things I like to do is try new fruits. When I’m in a new place or if I can find something I’ve never tried before, I’ll buy a couple and give it a whirl.
In our little town the choices are pretty slim. We get a few of the local exotics, but they’re familiar to us. Once in a while something shows up that I’ve not tasted before, but that probably happens less than once a year.
While in Mesa, AZ a few days ago, we visited the [AZ International Marketplace](http://azinternationalmarketplace.com/ “AZ International Marketplace”). It was like taking a kid