Sapodilla's Caribbean Restaurant

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11396 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD, USA - 301-292-8367

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Hidden Local Caribbean Cusine in Fort Washington, MD Jul 20, 2011
Guyanese family owned Caribbean Restaurant with delicious island cusine (oxtail, curried goat, curry chicken, curry fish, salt fish bake, roti, patties and it's famous sapodilla's drink and many more tasties)off the beaten path. Ideal for take out. Call and place your order in advance.

Manilkara zapota, commonly known as the sapodilla, is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.[1] An example natural occurrence is in coastal Yucatan in the Petenes mangroves ecoregion, where it is a subdominant plant species.[2] It is grown in huge quantities in India, Pakistan and Mexico, and was introduced to the Philippines during Spanish colonisation.

Sapodilla (Sapota) nutrition facts

Sapodilla or Sapota or chikoo, a delicious tropical fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals and health benefiting anti-oxidant tannins. The fruit is soft, composed of easily digestible pulp made up with simple sugars like fructose and sucrose that when eaten replenishes energy and revitalizes the body instantly.

Other names

Sapodilla is known as chikoo ("चिक्कू" or chiku, "चीकू,") in India and Pakistan and sapota in some parts of India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh), sobeda/sofeda (সবেদা or সফেদা) in eastern India and Bangladesh, sabudheli ("ސަބުދެލި") in Maldives, sawo in Indonesia, hồng xiêm (lit. Siamese persimmon), lồng mứt or xa pô chê in Vietnam, lamoot (ละมุด) in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, sapodilla in Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago, sapathilla or rata-mi in Sri Lanka, zapote in Colombia, El Salvador, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic, níspero in Costa Rica, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, dilly in the Bahamas, naseberry in Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean, sapoti in Brazil and Haiti, chico or tsiko in the Philippines and chico sapote in Mexico, Hawaii, southern California and southern Florida. [4][5]
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Whole fruit on tree
Sapodilla's inside fruit
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traveller142009 says:
Yes it is very good. Didn't see any in the places I visited in India, but it might not be in season!
Posted on: Sep 20, 2011
Nair2011 says:
I like the taste of this fruit. I found this fruit in Nicaragua and Colombia too.. :-)
Posted on: Sep 19, 2011
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