Another Strange Food to Discover Name, This One is Really Odd


Gadget

Another Strange Food to Discover Name, This One is Really Odd


Bob the Squid

I think that might be a type of eggplant. Not the classic purple eggplant that American know (which is the Solanum melongena species), but another member of the Solanum (nightshade) genus that includes tomatoes and potatoes.

This particular thing has a strong resemblance to Solanum torvum, the "turkey berry" or also "pea eggplant". Turkey berry originated in the Americas but has been introduced throughout much of the tropical parts of the world, including Africa where it seems to be popular in Ghana.


Gadget

Food looking like baby grapes, looks like what you said Bob. Here is Wiki on Turkey Berry also called Pea Eggplant. , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solanum_torvum


mumbaimike

Piper nigrum
Black pepper, Scientific name
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_pepper
this picture looks just like that one:
http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6848/2245/1600/IMG_0620.jpg


Gadget

Black Pepper / Hello, that is wild, I do think that is black pepper, but still green. I will try to find again, hard to buy black pepper here, sort of hidden. Thanks, I will try to get a confirmation, I can taste, and ask if it is "piment."


Bob the Squid

I thought about guessing pepper, but there are several things that make me think it's not. I'm interested to know.


Gadget

I hope to this food in the market again, it is not the normal food. So, I will try to search around, hoping it shows up again, whereby I can buy some, and ask many people until someone reveals some hints.


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