This yummy fruit is actually a staple startch in many cultures, especially in the tropics. The entire banana can be eaten, even the skin, cooked or raw. The taste of the banana goes from startchy to sweet as it ripens.
The delicious Canistel can be eaten raw. It has sweet flesh with the texture of a hard boiled egg, wich is why it is sometimes called the "eggfruit". The ripe flesh is often added to custards, and ice cream.