Fat Poke

When was the last time you had some fat poke?

According to Wiki (2016), the scientific name for the plant is  Chrysobalanus icaco.

Chrysobalanus icaco is also planted as an ornamental shrub. The tree is unable to survive a hard frost. The fruit is edible with a mildly sweet flavor and is sometimes used for jam. The common name for this fruit in Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana is ‘fat pork’.”

Reference: Wikipedia 2016, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysobalanus_icaco

Picture: Fat Pork, West Coast Demerara, Guyana.

Fat Poke