Mystery Fruit!

Do you know what star gooseberry are? At first, it was a mystery fruit to me.

I saw these gems at a local Asian food market and thought I'd try them. I'm always up for trying new things!

Apparently these fruits grow on a tree in India or Madagascar or the Malay Islands. 

There are many health benefits for this little fruit...
-There is a lot of Vitamin C in this tiny little fruit! It is said to contain 20 times as much Vitamin C as an orange. 
-Improves eyesight.
-Increases red blood cells
-Helps to regulate insulin levels. (Great for diabetics!)
-Controls hair loss
-Strengthens heart muscles, thus in turn helping to prevent heart disease

The particular ones I got are pretty tasty, I think because of the slight chili on them.

Have you ever had these fruits before? If so, what did you think??!


  1. Mmmmm! Haven't tried them but with a cute name like that I totally would :)

  2. I've never heard of these but now I really want to try them!

  3. I've never heard of them, but they sound interesting! I'll have to check them out!

  4. i have heard of them but never tried them. the sound good to me! i love that you are always trying and introducing new things.
    i hope you're having a wonderful week, cami. <3
    happy august!!!

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