Chrysophyllum cainito

aka the star apple


This fruit is known by many names including star apple, caimito, or vú sữa in Vietnam.

How do you eat a star apple?
  1. Check for signs of ripeness; slightly dulled color, nicely soft when given a gentle squeeze
  2. Slice the fruit in half, remove seeds if necessary
  3. Use a spoon to scoop out the soft, gelatinous pulp
  4. Keep refrigerated and enjoy it by itself for a great summer dessert!
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