Cookbook:African Star Apple
|African Star Apple|
Characteristics[edit | edit source]
The fruit are generally round in shape, with a yellow interior and exterior. The flesh is sweet, tart, segmented, and high in pectin. The inner seeds are arranged in a star pattern.
Selection and storage[edit | edit source]
These fruits do not ripen well on their own after picking. If harvesting them yourself, select ripe fruits, as the unripe ones are sticky and bitter.
Use[edit | edit source]
Recipes[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lost Crops of Africa: Volume III: Fruits.
- "Chrysophyllum africanum - Useful Tropical Plants". tropical.theferns.info. Retrieved 2023-10-28.