Plucking Jambu

Date:  May 2, 2014

Yesterday, we went to uncle Hock Koon’s mom’s place to pluck jambu. 

Jambu has a long name called “Syzgium Samarangense”.  In short for English, it is also called “Rose Apple”.

Health benefits: 

1.  Prostate Cancer Prevention

2.  Breast Cancer Protection

3.  Lower Cholesterol

4.  Beneficial for Diabetics

5.  Good for brain and Liver

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Wow, did not know it is so good.  I love jambu since from young.  It is easy to eat.  Very juicy too.

This year, thanks to the extra-ordinary dry season we had 1-2 months ago, the jambu tree bear a lot of fruits.  The most ever produced.

So, we brought the kids there to pluck it.


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When it is red, then, you can pluck it!

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And we used scissors to cut it.

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See… my jambu.

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Kay Kay also having fun cutting the jambu.

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The whole trees full of jambu.

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Let’s bring it to the next level.  Jay, climb up the ladder!

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That’s right.  Cut it down, one by one.  Mommy is beside you to catch you if you fall.  hahaha

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Kay Kay… your turn!

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Within Minutes we plucked a basketful.

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There are too many jambu, so, we also asked some little helper to come and pluck.  Lukas & Louis came at a later time to pluck.

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Uncle Hock Koon busy cutting the jambu.

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The jambu is very juicy just like grapes, and has tannin taste.  So, wine it is to go with it.  Wahahaha

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Hwee Tong is happy to see the wine.  And I am waiting for mine too.  HaHaHa

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These jambu must taste together with this Sambal Rojak.

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It is from PENANG!  Cheong Kim Chuan!

I bought this from Penang Kitchen. 

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Penang Kitchen:  5 Coronation Rd, Singapore 269406.

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OK.  It’s time to pluck more.  

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So, that is how the kids learn how to climb ladder, and pluck real fruits from real tree.  It is indeed hard work.

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