Star fruit, also known as carambola, is a tropical fruit native to Southeas Asia. The fruit is named for it's attractive shape that resembles a star when cut. Star fruit have a juicy interior with a texture similar to grapes. They are best eaten when just ripe: the fruit is golden with all of the green gone. Star fruit are sweet with a refreshing acidity when ripe and similar in taste to green apple when unripe.
Uses: The entire fruit is edible raw but star fruit is also great cooked, pickled, or juiced.