Lucuma

The lúcuma, sometimes known as lucmo, is a subtropical fruit native to the Peru's Andean region. Lucuma has been found on ceramics at burial sites of the indigenous people of coastal Peru. It is also called "eggfruit" in English, which refers to the fruits' dry flesh that is similar in texture to a hard-boiled egg yolk. The lucuma has particularly dry flesh which possesses a unique flavor of maple, butterscotch and sweet potato. Lucuma has recently become popular as a dried powder flavoring, and production of fruits dried for export is increasing on a large scale. It  is a popular..

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