Goge Sabz , Jarenek , Sour Green Plum, or Greengage are different names for same fruit.
It has long been a favorite springtime snack in Middle East. Tiny, juicy, crisp, and a bit sour. One small bite is enough to capture its incredible sour taste.
It is sour because It is picked before they have fully ripened. Sour plums are known by various spelling names in Middle East. In Iran, It is called “Goge Sabz”. In addition, It is a well known spring fruit in southern France.
This variety, very popular in Middle Eastern communities, is much appreciated as the first fruits of spring. It is recommended to eat it fresh with a pinch of salt. It can be canned with salty water, hence It can be eaten as a pickles after a while or It can be eaten in breakfast with olives and Mackdos -another incredible Middle Eastern breakfast meal