Posts Tagged ‘Finnair

08
Apr
08

Physalis

During my weekend at Maria Pia’s, she introduced me to the wonders of the physalis. No, it’s not a venereal disease. It’s a species of plant bearing a small orange berry encased in a papery husk. Wikipedia says that in English, the fruits are called groundcherries. Whatever they are, they taste delicious! In your mouth it feels like biting into a cherry tomato, but not as juicy and slightly denser, and it tastes like a tangerine. Here are some action shots.
First, the fruits with the husks still on:

Then you peel back the husk to reveal the fruit’s orangey goodness:

Whoops! Gone!

Nummy nummy num!

Random quote of the day:

As sugar dissolves, it spreads happiness.
– Finnair sugar sachet