Posted by: Abby Rhodes | March 14, 2010

Carambola

In the United States, they’re called starfruit, but in Brazil these tart, yellow-green fruit go by carmabola.  In the video above, WIU alumnus and Salvador resident Doug Adair and his wife, Nilsi, introduce us to one of Brazil’s special tangy treats.

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  1. ooo i love starfruit!

  2. sounds great!

  3. mmm yummy natural fresh fruit

  4. That looks really yummy. I really want to just pick it off of the tree and eat it. Mr. Scherer I defenantly think that you should bring the honors band back a lot of Carmabola!!!!!!

  5. I agree that’s an awesome name. The unique fruit there also seems like it would be interesting to try.

  6. I really want to try starfruit now! Carmabola is an awesome name for a fruit, what do they taste like?

  7. Please give Doug Adair my greetings! Looks like fun and I wish were there.


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