The Caribbean Dictionary

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chellomello
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Noun
The tree and fruit of Phyllanthus acidus. The intermediate sized tree produces small, flattened, multi-lobed, berries with a high acid content. The tart yellow berries are edible raw, but most often stewed with sugar, ginger and other spices.
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Ken Jan 17, 2015
Yes, we call this Gooseberry in Guyana.
KB May 31, 2015
I know it as sour cherries and Series or Cerise. Has a sour tart taste but makes good chow and preserves.
Eva Aug 05, 2015
Damsel in my little island. Found a jar of pickled ones from Thailand (pickled Gooseberry) in Chinese market in NY. A little bland! Loved them fresh off the tree as a child! Sour!
ansha Apr 16, 2016
We call it gooseberry in st Lucia. Makes an amazing juice or spred
soca758 Aug 16, 2016
who do you treat the black moth infestation that eats the leaves
strawberry Sep 06, 2016
its good and pretty good
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