Common Name : Otaheite Apple
Botanical Name : Spondias cytherea
A native Southeast Asia fruit, It might be mistaken
for a small green-skinned mango, as it has the elongated shape
of that fruit, as well as a similar resinous smell and smooth
skin. Mainly grown in Malaysia, thailand and Indonesia.
The fruit size measure from 2.5 to 3 inchs and is sometimes
called the ambarella.
Inside the Otaheiti apple there is a star-shaped central core
with five small.
The oval fruit has a relatively thick rind and the flesh inside
is hard and crisp, with a tangy taste when still unripe. Best
When ripe, however, the flavour can he quite
good and tastes something like a mango-flavoured apple.
Uses, fruits salad and pickle,
Tips: peel skin before used. Due to it small
size used a fork pierce the apple, holding the fork abd the
fruit give a better foothold than used a peeler to peel the