Something very smooth, large and like a hairless peach – Lotus fruit is believed to be Japanese persimmon. This fleshy fruit which can be seen in gardens of Lakonia in the Peloponnese, Greece is usually dry. Children demands for water after eating this fruit. Lotus fruit tastes nearly like a vanilla.
In the vast collection of fruits from all corners of the world, lotus fruit is something many people are unaware about even today.
You won’t believe that this lotus fruit made Odysseus and his crew of adventures enthralled. Although the ancient Greek hero stayed near to his domicile, still to suppose the given number of years it actually took him to get home after the Trojan War is unrealistic.