What is it:

The susumber berry is a member of the fruit family Solanacea native to Peru, Venezuela, and the Caribbean. It is traditionally used in Jamaican cooking after washing and cooking to a crisp state. The berries are typically picked at various stages of development. Here in Jamaica the berries commonly grows wild on abandoned lands, backyards and in gullies. There are claims that the beans are good for high blood pressure, colds and flu.


What to eat with:

Saltfish, mackerel, soup, and rice.