Pepino is also known as melon pear or pepino melon. It originates from the Andes arrea. This plant can be easily grown in our colder climate, inside a greenhouse or hothouse, despite its exotic appearance. The flavour of this fruit is a mixture of the flavour of melon, pear and cucumber. You can keep the pepino for a while, because it has a hard peel like the peel of an appel. It contains a lot of vitamin C. Use the pepino as a fruit or in combination with ice as dessert. You can also make a delicious and exotic fruitsalad from pepino together with pineapple and other exotic fruits.