All of carambola

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All of carambola

“The Fifth Corner”, “starfrut”, “star apple”, “gherkin”, and we are closer to you the name of the “cannon”. For me, carambola resembles the taste between apple and gooseberry. The girlfriend says that the taste is similar to cucumber and gooseberries, the smell reminded her of jasmine. And some people think that tastes like plums and grapes.

Carambola grows in Africa, Asia, India, Malaysia, Brazil, Indonesia, Polynesia. The fruits grow on low trees. The carambola contains such vitamins: B1, B2, B5, C, phosphorus, iron, potassium, sodium, zinc, magnesium. Calorie per 100 g of 35 kcal.

It increases appetite, improves the functioning of the digestive tract, adrenal hormones involved in the regulation of fat and carbohydrate metabolism, maintains healthy looking hair, nails and skin. It also helps with headaches, vitamin deficiency and low immunity. With care it is necessary to use this fruit to people with kidney disease and gastrointestinal tract
From fruit prepare stews, salads, mashed potatoes, sauce, pickles, puddings, pies, jellies, sherbet, jam, juice and cocktail. Keep the fruit can be refrigerated up to three weeks. In some countries, carambola pulp polished copper products and remove stains on clothes. By the way, there are two types: green and yellow. In fruit pulp yellow yellow sweet. And green – flesh is green, sweet and sour taste. Weighing about 200 g seeds of a light brown color.

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Let’s prepare original salad with fruit and fish. It sounds good ?! Then get started!

Salad “Inspiration”

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You will need:

130 g smoked trout fillets
2 tablespoons sesame
170 grams of salad (or any green)
3 tablespoons natural yoghurt
Sesame fry in a dry frying pan. Wash and dry the salad. Cut Carom asterisks and leave some stuff to decorate. Then clean the kiwi and cut into slices. Trout cut large pieces. Then put in a salad bowl salad, trout and vegetables. Gently mix.

Prepare the dressing: squeeze the juice with the pulp of an orange. Add yogurt. Mix.

Pour salad dressing on top and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Enjoy fun!
Soup with star fruit

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You will need:

200 g of beef
5 pieces. walnuts
a piece of ginger
salt to taste
a few leaves of mint

Beef wash, boil the whole piece in the pan for 5 minutes. Strain the broth. The cooled meat is cut into small pieces. Clear from the shell nuts, finely chopped. Ginger Peel and finely chop. Pour broth into a saucepan, add a liter of water, boil. Then put the ginger, nuts and meat. Simmer until the meat is tender. Cut carom stars, add to the soup and continue to simmer for a few minutes. Our soup is ready! Enjoy all the meal!
Amazing chicken roll will decorate any holiday table.

Roll with star fruit and cranberries

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You will need:

700 g chicken fillets
2 pcs. carambola
9 pcs. chopped bacon strips
3 tablespoons cream 10%
a handful of dried cranberries
salt and black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons teriyaki soy sauce “Kikkoman”

Chicken fillet and carom wash, dry. Strips of bacon to lay the foil. Half chicken finely chopped, well beat off a hammer. The other half of the fillet beef grind in blender. Transfer to a bowl. Add soy sauce, cranberries, cream. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Then grease the meat fillets repulsed. In the middle put the cannon, holding the stuffing. Lift foil from both sides, and roll into a roll. The foil is well pressed on all sides. More can be wrapped in a single layer of foil. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes. Carefully cut the foil from the top roll and bake 10 minutes in the oven. Put roll on a dish, cool and cut into slices. Wondrous your appetite!
Most tasty Tatin is perfectly combined with cream and ice cream.

Tatin with star fruit

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You will need:

2 cups of flour
1.5 tablespoons honey
Sugar 140 g
150 g butter
1 tsp baking powder
120 g of natural yoghurt
pinch of salt
To add the flour baking powder, 40 grams of sugar, salt, yogurt, egg and 100 grams of melted butter. Well knead the dough. Roll into a ball, wrap in foil and put on 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Then in a frying pan melt the remaining butter. Add the honey, 100 g of sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the filling is golden caramel. Remove from heat, pour the caramel into the baking dish. Cut Carom asterisks, put in a circle on the caramel. Then the dough from the refrigerator, roll it into a circle. Cover the dough with an asterisk, the edge of the circle to tuck down. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Ready cake to cover the top with a towel, let stand for 5 minutes and invert onto a plate. Delicious temptations you!

Summer mood you and varnish happy carambola slices!

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