tamarindo means: Spanish dates are sometimes called Indian dates. A The pod measures about four inches in length; the brown outer skin covers the sticky pulp, fibers, seeds and has a papery, crispy texture. It is a main ingredient in Worcestershire sauce and Pick-a-Peppa sauces. Fresh pods can also be bought in frozen bricks, puree, paste, canned paste, or as dried bricks. (in Cooking Dictionary)