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How to Make Prunes from Balimbing or Star Fruit

Ingredients: 3 kg balimbing (regular size) 4 tsp. lime or apog (dissolved in 8 cups water) 2 kg brown sugar 3 tsp. salt 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 1 pc. bay leaf 1 tsp. calamansi juice Procedure Prepare the fruit by removing the sharp edges. Prick the middle part of the fruit. Soak

How to Make Juice from Balimbing or Star Fruit

Balimbing or star fruit (Averrhoa carambola Linn.) occurs in a cultivated or semicultivated state throughout the Philippines. The fruit is fleshy, acid, green or greenish-yellow, and edible. It is eaten with or without salt rather extensively by Filipinos and the juice is often used for seasoning. As in kamias, the juice is used in washing