Trinidad pomerac

Trinidad pomerac

Pomerac is a tasty seasonal fruit in T&T, Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. It is beautiful, bright red when ripe, and has soft, white flesh that has a similar texture to apple. That’s why it is also called Otaheite apple and Jamaican apple. The fruit also has some health benefits.

What is Pomerac in Trinidad?

Noun. Otaheite apple; Pear shaped fruit with red skin and white flesh. Typically, they contain a single large seed. However, they may occasionally be seedless. The fruit is sweet and is usually eaten raw or used to make drinks.

What is Pomerac good for?

The medicinal properties of pomerac can help treat or relieve: diabetes, dysentery, diarrhea, asthma, fever, itchiness and soreness of the eyes, certain discomfort in the liver, even fatigue. Some use them in treating headaches, constipation and cough. Like most fruits, its fruit contains good amounts of anti-oxidants.

What is the Jamaican Apple called?

otaheite apple

How do you spell Pomerac?

The Pomerac (Rose Apple) fruit is oblong or pear shaped with a dark red skin or light red/pinkish skin and white flesh. The flesh has a semi crisp but smooth texture.

Can you eat a pond apple?

Humans can eat the flesh of the pond apple and it can be made into jam that, depending on the person, was found very tasty. It is also said that there is an extract from the pond apple that has anticancer compounds in it. On the other hand, the seeds of the fruit ARE NOT edible.

Is Rose apple good for diabetes?

Manage diabetes : An organic compound Jambosine, found in rose apple , is found to be very effective against diabetes . It is an alkaloid that regulates the conversion of starch into sugar controlling the sugar levels in the body and helping the people with reduced pancreatic activity as in the case of diabetes .

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What can you not eat in Jamaica?

Based on your description, I would avoid any meat or fish dish with the famous Jamaican jerk sauce (for example jerk chicken ) The more ‘authentic Jamaican’ the restaurant and its menu is the more likely it is that you will find foods with more spices .

What do Jamaicans call avocados?

The avocado is a tropical fruit that thrives in tropical and sub-tropical climes. Popularly called “pear” in Jamaica , the fruit is very widely consumed in the island and across the Caribbean.

What does a Jamaican apple taste like?

This apple is mainly eaten raw and ranges from bland to tangy to very sweet. The skin bruises easily and is red-crimson-burgundy. The fruits darkest in colour tend to be sweetest. The shape is like that of the American pear and the white flesh (which surrounds a modest-sized seed) can be crisp or spongy.

Blackman Sally

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