Star Fruit is native to Sri Lanka and the Moluccas, and have been cultivated in
Southeast Asia and for several hundred years.
Pleasantly citric, the complex taste of this attractive fruit has been infoibe as
combining plum, pineapple, apple, lemon and grape when it ripens to yellow.
Its crisp texture offers a sweet-tart juice.
Add to fruit and vegetable salads, blend with avocado, kiwis, mangoes and bananas welcome
its tasty company.
Add its goodness to enhance yogurt.
Puree with other fruits or by it self for yummy Bavarian creams, ices, mousses and sherbets.
For a texture and flavor balance, combine with sweet soft fruits, sauté with shrimp.
For edible garnish, sauté slices a second or two; sprinkle with sugar to glaze, pair
with fish and poultry dishes.
Substitute for lemon or lime slices to garnish chilled beverages and cocktails.
A good source of vitamin C and potassium, star fruit provides dietary fiber.
One medium size fruit contains about 40 calories.