replying to Ant, Iggy wrote:
Chayote. I've never had it, but the flavor's supposed to be along the lines of a
weak pear. Its actually a vegetable and not a fruit, as it grows on a vine and
is part of the squash family.
"Due to its purported cell-regenerative properties, it is believed as
a contemporary legend that this fruit caused the mummification of
people from the Colombian town of San Bernardo who extensively
consumed it. The very well preserved skin and flesh can be seen in the
The link as presented by Thunderbird is 404. I even tried removing the
"'s", but that did not help. Then I tried removing more: "/'s". That
worked. In the future, please comply with RFC 3986 (Appendix C) by
bracketing URIs in text (as I do in my signature below for the URI to my
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