Serious Eats: Talk
What is this fruit?
On my vacation in Curacao I picked up a fruit from the floating market, it looked like a brown potato slightly smaller than the size of a baseball. The outside is rough, the skin almost identical to a potato's. The guy I bought it from told me the name but I completely forgot.
The ripe ones were soft when held, almost like a potato when its gone mushy. I split it open by hand and the flesh was a creamy white color and tasted really sweet, not very juicy though. Almost a mango texture but less creamy. It also had a black pit inside, the pit was smooth and about the size of the end of a thumb. (A kinda big thumb) Any idea what it could be?
The market is Venezuelan vendors so it most likely was grown in South America. It's bugging me now that I cant remember the name.