A fruit that always appealed to us was the papaya, or pawpaw.
It is then placed on a stick which has been secured directly under a papaya fruit.
Many of the garden plots lay fallow during the war and were allowed to grow up in thick stands of papaya.
Papaya and small berries were the foods most frequently observed in the stomachs.
He finished his papaya, then tackled a mango salad, an unusual but delicious breakfast dish.
We passed several small coffee plantations; in the clearings near the houses were banana, orange, and papaya trees.
In some countries they wrap meat in papaya leaves for several hours before eating in order to soften it.
“Santa Ana's house is full of bullets” is rather pretty description for the papaya.
Another valuable fruit indigenous to this country is the Papaia (Carica papaya).