I’ve seen them called Caribbean cherries… we just simply call them acerolas. And they’re in season.
They’re tart and sweet and they make the best juice and fruit compotes.
Have you ever had acerolas? What do you like to enjoy them?
Tags: Acerola, caribbean cherry, food, fruit, Puerto Rico, vegetarian
Reblogged this on culinary road trips puerto rico and commented:
great for juice, garnish for frappes, for snack
Where can I find these ? I live in Humacao & I have not seen them.
Thanks in advance !
I got these from a neighbor of my uncle a few weeks ago… these are not as abundant as they used to be, but many people grow them in their backyards. My friend Ana posted a few weeks ago to her acerola tree was starting to give fruits. She lives in Caguas I think…
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