Chef vlogger Ninong Ry brings back the ‘90s vibes asking netizens to help him cook up the ultimate aratilis dish

Chef vlogger Ninong Ry wants offer a unique spin on everyone’s childhood favorite fruit, aratilis.

Whether you call it aratilis, aratiles, manzanitas, or sarisa, this cherry-like fruit has a special place in our hearts.

Childhood memories come flooding back at the sight of its vibrant red hues, evoking images of climbing trees or eagerly shaking branches to snag that sweet, juicy goodness.

Just ask chef vlogger Ninong Ry, who recently shared a bowl filled with these nostalgic treats on Instagram.

“Batang 90s ka ba??” he captioned, triggering a wave of nostalgia among his followers.

According to Ninong Ry, aratilis was the go-to fruit for kids of the ‘90s, prized for its irresistibly sweet flavor.

“Kung batang 90s ka, alam na alam mo ito kasi malamang tumutubo sa kapitbahay nyo… Matamis tapos nilalanggam yung puno. So pag inakyat nyo, nakakagat din kayo ng langgam. Minsan naman, gusto mo yanigin ang puno, kaso pagbagsak naman sobrang lambot niya at nagdudurog siya,” recalled Ninong Ry.

But he didn’t just stir up memories, he also invited netizens to suggest recipes for this bite-sized fruit. And they didn’t disappoint:

“Ninong Ry I have made ice cream out of those sweet and nostalgic fruit. Usual homemade vanilla ice cream base + peeled aratilis/seresa. Saktong pampa chill sa fire nation.”

“Aratiris pie ninong ry with caramel syrup on tops”

“saresa..ninong gawin mo ngang alatiris pie or saresa pie yan.”

“ice candy po ninong Ry”

“Aratilis Pie. Aratilis Jam. 2ways na yan ninong ikaw na mag isip ng isa para 3ways”