jimbilin
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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we call it gooseberry here in the V.I
USVI or BVI or both?
In the Cayman Islands, we call this a "chellomello" or "cherrimello". I personally love the fruit!
we call it sour cherry in Trinidad and Tobago
We call it damsel or damson
It also makes an amazing drink when boiled....and the stew is delicious. I'm experimenting and looking for other recipes with this fruit
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sucker
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blim blim
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lappe
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