Also called “Golden Apple”, Pommecythères are most commonly used as a staple. Its raw flesh has a crunchy texture and mildly sour notes. In certain Southeast Asian countries, the fruit is a common pairing with shrimp paste, and an ingredient in rojak. The fruit can also be made into a preservative, its end product bearing a thick consistency. It is used extensively around the world in various cuisines, where it has been made into jam, liquorice, seasoning, pepes and beverages.