Bored with broccoli? Overdosed on oranges? Go exotic! More than ever, people are eating healthily--and that means fresh fruits and vegetables. Widen your food repertoire with 70 unusual kinds of produce from around the world, plus recipes for preparing these delicacies. Almost as delicious to look at as they are to taste, the colorful sensations include lychees: underneath the pinkish skin lies a "pearl"--a juicy, aromatic fruit the Chinese consider a symbol of romance. Or, turn the physalis, also called the Peruvian cherry, into flavorsome jams, compotes, or sauces. Make that bland dish sing with elephant garlic, hot chili peppers, and Chinese chives. There are tips on selection, sampling, storing, cooking, and serving, plus descriptions of taste and appearance. So, eat up!