This pretty fruit is also called “five fingers” and “star fruit” because of how it looks when you cut it across. I love it fresh from the tree not bothering to cut out seeds, as it is juicy with just the right amount of sweetness. There is another variety which is not sweet but very good for making juice. It is also delicious in salads buy neurontin canada like the one below, which is a Jenny Chandler recipe I altered, as it adds a collection of pretty five pointed stars.
Carambola is rich in antioxidants, potassium, and vitamin C; and low in sugar, sodium, and acid. So…its pretty and good for you, and seems to bear prolifically all year round. It is indeed a “star” fruit.