Star Fruit or carambola is a fruit native to Southeast Asia and grows in warmer and tropical climates (1). In Canada, they are all imported while in the US they grow in Hawaii, Florida and Puerto Rico (2).
Several years ago, I went to visit my 92-year-old grandmother (嫲嫲) after she had suffered a massive stroke. At 92, sitting in a wheelchair…
For those of you who prefer nuts that are sweet, I made a cinnamon-sugar almonds recipe.
Confession: I’m not a fan plain, raw nuts. I think it’s because of my Asian upbringing, I find they need more spice for my palette!