Hunting for America’s Forgotten Fruit

A most delicious adventure in Southern Canada.

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It is shaped like a kidney bean and tastes like a juicy blend of banana, pineapple, and mango. But, don’t let its tropical flavor fool you. You can find this fruit growing in the wild, as far north as Canada.

The first time I heard of the pawpaw on TikTok, I thought it was fake. How had I lived my entire life without knowing…