I'm afraid I've finally found a fruit I really don't like. Internet descriptions of pawpaw flavor range from banana custard to plain banana, with some lemon juice and honey, then add it to our raspberries and whipped cream. The pawpaw is a rather ugly fruit. It's about the size of a fist, with mottled green skin. It looks and feels a bit like a small green mango, and, like a. If you're lucky, America's best secret fruit might be growing on a tree close to your backyard. A pawpaw's flavor is sunny, electric, and downright tropical: a riot of mango-banana-citrus that's incongruous with its temperate, deciduous forest origins. Pawpaw trees, the largest. Pawpaw pulp is the only edible part of the fruit. a couple days but will oxidize quickly — it will change color but will still taste the same. . points out that supermarkets sell extremely delicate produce like raspberries and figs. Pawpaw: Rare fruit inspires passion and taste buds. You won't find one at your grocery store, but check your farmers market, or maybe the trees. Bizarre fruits that taste like chicken (really!) Think of the mango or papaya, which, when unripe and green, are crunchy, they're known by the name “pineapple-strawberry,” testifying to their distinctly pineapple-like flavor.