mamey mamey

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
  2. (n) globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh

Usage(s):

  1. Coming soon: Cuba's mamey sapote (which tastes like a cooked sweet potato), the yellow kiwi (smoother, less tart than the green type), and the jackfruit (fibrous, fleshy, richly .
  2. On a Saturday night at Versailles, the undisputed palace of Cuban cooking in the heart of Little Havana, Anglo couples slurp mamey milk shakes made from a sweet tropical fruit .

News

  • Beaumont family recalls Cuban escape 50 years ago

    Leaving Cuba meant leaving behind all of her family, especially her parents and five sisters, and a plush, beautiful country she loved. In Cuba, the Guzmans lived a comfortable life, even luxurious. Modesto Guzman worked as a regional director for Coca-Cola Co. and Sofia Guzman cared for their home, livestock and vegetation like mango, mamey and coconut trees. Fifty years later, she lives ...
    on October 21, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

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