Cape gooseberry, also known as goldenberry, uchuva, ground cherry, and lantern fruit, is a tropical berry that bears some resemblance to the tomatillo. Cape gooseberries are uniformly round with a papery sheath that covers each fruit. These berries are sweet with a complex flavor that is sweet, savory, and warm with a flavor that is an amalgamation of strawberry, cherry tomato, champagne mango, and Kyoho grape.
Uses: Gooseberries are excellent eaten raw as a snack or as part of a fruit plate. Cook gooseberries with sugar to make a delicious jam, preserve, or sauce. Use whole gooseberries as an attractive decoration or accent for a centerpiece.
These gooseberries are fully cleaned with the husk removed.