market mexico city fruit stand

This is the market of my childhood, in the Mexico City neighbourhood of Alamos

4 thoughts on “market mexico city fruit stand

    1. If you ask, the vendors will slice a watermelon (or papaya, or pumpkin,…) so you may check it out inside, and they will even let you buy half or a quarter.

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  1. I love how all the fruits look so luscious and fresh. What is that big orange one in the background behind the watermelon and bananas?

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    1. Those are papayas! They are called “papaya amarilla” – “yellow papaya”, and the flesh is also yellow. These are the most common in Mexico; the greenish and smaller with orange flesh are called “Hawaiian” and are more expensive.

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