Each morning a fresh fruit basket would arrive at our door. It was full of tropical delights including enormous wedges of Pawpaw – or was it. The Best Pawpaw Recipes on Yummly | Crispy Sea Trout With Pawpaw Salsa, Coconut Shrimp Minis With Tropical Sauce, Pawpaw lime, sugar, lemon, pawpaw, star fruit Lao Spicy Rice Vermicelli Salad Recipe - Tum Khao Poon. Papaya and pawpaw (also spelt papaw) are different varieties of the same tropical fruit species originally from the Americas. Juicy and sweet, they're suitable for.