The Caribbean Dictionary

1 definition
Ovoid green fruit that grows in bunches on trees up to 30m high. The fruit typically ripen during the summer. The fruit is related to the lychee and have tight, thin but rigid skins. Inside the skin is the tart, tangy, or sweet pulp of the fruit covering a large seed. The pulp is usually cream or orange coloured.
fruit, food, plant
LoveTheVoiceWithin Feb 24, 2011
i want a kenep/chenet/guinep/skinip/ :P
Ricky Hoek Aug 18, 2013
in Aruba (and Bonaire and Curacao) it is called 'kenepa'
Val Johnson Aug 25, 2013
Just visiting from Ottawa, Canada. Had my first taste of a guinep the other day. I am hooked. Had dreams of them prior to coming here. Guineps rule!
Guy Wells Oct 28, 2013
CJL Nov 30, 2013
This is called chenet in Trinidad and Tobago.
Desiree Jan 26, 2014
Are there any recipes using this fruit?
Steph Mar 19, 2014
This is called Kenepa in Curacao
June Jul 07, 2014
This is called ackee in St. Lucia
ana steele Aug 27, 2014
Called skin up in grenada
Georgina McArthur Sep 21, 2014
Lived in St Lucia in 1970's and loved them. We called them guineps.
246standup Nov 19, 2014
And in Bimshire, we call them ackees
sektor5 Nov 27, 2014
One recipe I know for this is "chenet chow" in a large bowl place a few bunches of peeled chenet/kenepa/guinep, add salt and black pepper to taste, add one peg of freshly ground or crushed garlic, mix well, place in the refrigerator for 20 minuets then serve
Amy Allen Feb 24, 2015
In Jamaica, this in called guinep.
Pott Jul 09, 2015
In Belize English specking people call them quinep and spanish speaking people call them waya.
Sandy Jul 17, 2015
They are also called guineps in the Cayman Islands. Just gave one to my coworker who is form the UK to try. It was his first one :D and he's been here 7 years :o. Also I thought lychee tasted like guinep and am happy to know they are related.
Xav Oct 07, 2015
In anguilla this is called, Guineps
ROHAN Oct 25, 2015
Called skinup in Grenada
JADA Feb 05, 2016
lizzy Mar 17, 2016
What is guniep in eastern Caribbean
lizzy Mar 17, 2016
Shana Jul 28, 2016
In The Bahamas this is call a guinep
Roshaun Sep 26, 2016
In Jamaica it is called Guinep and it tastes so good wen they are sweet and can easily come off the seed
Joshua Oct 03, 2016
In Grenada we call it skin up
vonnie Oct 17, 2016
I hear guniep is good for diabetis
Rahul Payne May 08, 2017
Thomas May 28, 2017
Guinep in Antigua and Barbuda
Ley Jun 10, 2017
In haiti it's kenep
Brassick Jul 12, 2017
Guinep soaked in rum tastes amazing
Orgullo Jul 16, 2017
me encantan los quenèpas!!
Pride Jul 16, 2017
I love guinep
Jeanette Aug 11, 2017
In Dominica these are called kenep.
Joshua. Wilson Jan 16, 2018
It name guinea inna jamaica
Carolina Jan 18, 2018
En Venezuela se llama mamón.
Texasgabby54 Jan 21, 2018
Love guineps! Have them when coming to Jamaica in the August time frame. Ummmmmm!
vi boy Apr 23, 2018
LOVE them to death
Lady k Jul 13, 2018
Called skinip in SKB
Skinup Jul 13, 2018
Skinup in Grenada
William Aug 16, 2018
Tried them this morning for the first time - love them - I too am hooked!
Diasi🇭🇹 Jun 02, 2019
Kenep 🤤🤤
Adam Nov 01, 2019
That’s not guinep that’s chennet
fa'nay'nay quantia Nov 02, 2019
i never seen this before??
Sue Feb 01, 2020
Guinep/Ginep in GT. Most Guyanese would taste and buy this hay 😂😂😂😂😂. We would peel it then put it inna bag with pepper and salt an rub it in 😋😋😋😋.
Janice Feb 12, 2020
In Venezuela they’re called mamones
𝒅𝒆𝒗𝒊 💜 Jun 07, 2020
i want 🥺🥺
Kim Jun 29, 2020
Guinea, lovely , when ripe flesh move from the seed just as it enter your mouth
Kim Jun 29, 2020
Sorry Guinep
Lily Sep 26, 2020
Skin up in Grenada
Rolina Jun 02, 2021
In Haiti there is a lot of those to
Colin Jun 13, 2021
Akee Sep 14, 2021
In st Vincent these are called akee
gilly Dec 23, 2021
that third picture lookin real pornographic
Gallagher Dec 23, 2021
Mon Jul 12, 2022
We call it kinep (dialect) or guinep in the Bahamas
Keith Nov 05, 2023
In st Croix call it skinip.because it name continue from st kitts
Keith Nov 05, 2023
Hey deer 🦌this fruit it golden in summer
Keith Nov 05, 2023
The fruit grow all over the island some tree sweet .great snack on the walk .I heard it was brought in doing colonial times by Spain biittish Denmark since island was rule by various governments .in Florida skinip tree can be found in miami and mostly south florida😎