Starfruit in pictures

9 September 2009
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Starfruit flower

Starfruit cluster

Cut Starfruit

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4 Responses

  1. #1
    Danielle 

    Beautiful pictures! And I love starfruits, they’re so refreshing and their juice is great for soothing sore throats.
    .-= Danielle´s last blog ..Ginger Panna Cotta & Honey Tuiles =-.

  2. #2
    Susan 

    Looks tasty! My WW is rather fruity, too! Check out my Strawberry Love!
    .-= Susan´s last blog ..Audiobook Review: Angels of Destruction by Keith Donohue =-.

  3. Looks as though they resemble an orange in texture o the inside. wouldn’t have guessed as they look melony or gourd like on the outside. Thanks for posting these. Happy WW

  4. #4
    Laurie 

    The texture of the starfruit – at least, the ones I’ve had – is closer to an apple, Chinese apple pear, or jumbu fruit, but less dense. Its flavour is somewhat sour and reminiscent of like a crabapple or Chinese apple pear.

    I think it’s the lighting and angle that makes it resemble an orange in texture. 🙂

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