What a shame to leave these fruits to the birds! Most Tanzanians don't know that 'aratiles' (Jamaican cherries, Panama berries, Singapore cherry) are actually edible and has amazing nutritional values.
As a child we used to pick the ripe ones (when they're red) straight from the tree and pop them in our mouth. Imagine how exciting it is to pick these fruits again, after oh so many years!! They're sweet and some describe the taste as that of a cotton candy.
This is 'Aratiles Tart' which I baked the other day for the first time. I used homemade cassava flour pastry dough and filled it with crème pâtissière. It was very delicious! I hope this will convince our neighbors to eat this fruit 😊💚 #aratiles #itsedible #jamaicancherry #goodforyou