CARAMBOLA

 CARAMBOLA
Item# 966111
Regular price: $39.99
Sale price: $29.99

Product Description

The Carambola acquired its name from the five pointed star shape when cut across the middle of the fruit. It has a waxy, golden yellow to green color skin with a complicated flavor combination that includes plums, pineapples, and lemons. Originally from Sri Lanka and the Moluccas, and cultivated in Southeast Asia and Malaysia for several hundred years, this fruit also goes by many other names including: bilimbi, belimbing, Chinese star fruit, five-angled fruit and the star apple.

Star fruits are an excellent source of vitamin C, is low fat, and naturally sodium and cholesterol free. A small whole star fruit will provide approximately 2/3 cup sliced.

Selection

Select firm, shiny skinned, even colored fruit. Star fruits will ripen at room temperature and have lightly brown edges on the ribs when itís ripe. Avoid purchasing star fruit with brown, shriveled ribs. This delicious star fruit is also available dried.

Storage

Non-ripe star fruit should be turned often, until they are yellow in color and ripe with light brown ribs. Store ripe star fruits at room temperature for two to three days or unwashed, and refrigerated, in a plastic bag for up to one week

Fresh hand selected 4 jumbo or 6 medium star fruits in your box.


Accessories

STAR FRUIT
Freshly Pick Star Fruit - 6 Fruits inbox

Freshly Pick Star Fruit is hand-pick for excellent ... Sold as a fresh item.

Star Fruit pale yellow, juicy flesh contains a few, small, flat seeds and a distinctly tropical flavor. The thin, edible, lime green skin ripens to a bright yellow, with a waxy sheen. Usually sliced fresh as an elegant addition to salads, buffet platters and desserts, Star Fruit is always available in a new jumbo size from Taiwan.

Seasonality: Year Round.

Selection & Storage: our Star Fruit are hand-selected for excellent quality. Choose firm, glossy-skinned fruit with no signs of bruising.

Note that browning on the tips of the ridges is simply a sign of ripeness. Keep refrigerated in a paper or plastic bag for about one week. Slices may also be frozen.

Preparation: Except for the seeds, the entire Star Fruit is edible. After washing, Star Fruit may be enjoyed eaten out of hand or the peeling skin and slice into a fruit salad.
Regular price: $39.99
Sale price: $29.99
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