Brazilian pequi, we dare you to try them!

“Pequi” or Caryocar Brasiliense is a fruit that is common in the central Brazilian Cerrado. It has a blackish purple shell that yields around 3 or 4 yellow edible mesocarp that have a very distinct taste and cheesy smell. Anthony Bourdain describes the pequi as “tasting sweaty, or like a barnyard”. You will either love