Ever wondered which Fruits start with A? Researching foods that start with different alphabets have been a super fun project for the Kitchen Sensei Team! Fruits add tons of color to nature so why not find out which fruits begin with the letter A and other letters of the alphabet. This could be a fun project for you and your family. Get a glass of orange juice while you read through this amazing article.
Fruits that start with A
A is for apple right? Now let’s find out which of these fruits beginning with the letter A you are able to answer without looking at the list below first. No peeking please! Leave us a comment with your answer, we’d love to hear it.
- Amaou Strawberry
- Ambrosia Melon
- Areva Melon
- Aki oyibo
- Asian Pears
- Asam Kumbang
- Asam Payak
- Akebi Fruit
More about fruits that begin with the letter A
Apples are the most popular that come to mind we think of fruits that start with A and even foods that start with A. For good reason since A is for Apple is a very common chant in pre k and kindergarten.
What is an apricot? Unlike apple which is popular a kind may find it difficult saying what an apricot is. Apricots are rounded fruits that are light yellow to orange in color. They have a velvet u skin tart flavor and soft texture like peaches. They are usually eaten raw and can be used to make jam.
Akwu is what the Igbos of Eastern Nigeria call Palm fruits. These palm fruits are processed locally into palm oil and of the by products is used to cook banga soup and ofe Akwu. Akwu is used to make African Palm oil. After the flesh is taken off through cooking and further processing. That stone can be cracked and the little white ‘seeds’ are eaten. They taste like coconut.
Did you know avocados are fruits and not vegetables. If your mouth is agape at the moment, close it cos that was me too. Avocados are rich in healthy fats which helps to keep you fuller for longer.
5. Amaou Strawberries
Amaou strawberries also called Japanese strawberries is a special type of strawberry grown in Japan. These strawberries are sweet, large and bright red in color and are often referred to as the king of strawberries in Japan. Strawberries are winter fruits and the best time to harvest these Amaou strawberries is from December to May.
Ackee is a fruit that’s very popular in Jamaica. Ackee is also known as Ankye, Akee or Ackee apple. It is a tropical tree that is native to West Africa and is cultivated for its fruit. This tree is now found in many more places including the West Indies!
Ambarella fruit also know as Hog apple, June plum is a fruit of a tropical tree. These fruits are found in tropical forests around the world. The fruits are usually preferred when they are young, fresh and green because they are sweeter and softer than when the fruit is fully mature and yellow.
8. Ambrosia Melon
9. Arava Melon
Arava melon is
Aki refers to the white edible part inside the palm fruit as illustrated in the image above. It is called the palm kernel. To be honest I don’t know if this is a fruit or nut but I’ll leave it here for now till I get full clarification.
8. Aki Oyibo
Aki oyibo is the Igbo native name for coconut. It’s literally translation means the white man’s palm fruit. Wondering if coconut is a fruit or nut? Coconut is botanically a fruit and not a nut.
Annona also known as sugar apple
13. Asian pears
15. Asam Kumbang
16. Asam payak
16. Asam payak
16. Akebi fruit
16. African star apple (Agbalumo)
African star apple known as Agbalumo by the Yorubas in Western Nigeria and Udara by the Igbos of Eastern Nigeria is a round shore fruit with orange skin when ripe.
It has a deep orange to red flesh when cut open with black seeds that are usually covered in some kind of membrane. African star apples have a tart to sour taste but some of them are sweet tasting.
Aubergine also known as eggplant is an elongated purple fruit that’s similar to the African garden eggs. Though Aubergine is used as a vegetable, it is botanically a fruit.
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