salad is delicious with granola and vanilla yogurt. The sliced
carambola makes a pretty garnish. Carambola is also called star
fruit and tastes like a combination of pineapple, apple and
lemon. Look for bright yellow-ridged fruits. The peel is edible
and would be very difficult to remove due to the ridges. If you
like carambola, then you may also enjoy the recipe for Orange
and Vanilla Carambola.
1. Set out
a medium size glass bowl.
tablespoons vanilla syrup
fresh pineapple pieces
2. Squeeze the
lemon and orange and strain the juice into a
Stir in vanilla syrup and pineapple pieces.
3. Peel and slice
the apple, mango, peach, banana and kiwi.
4. Toss the fruit
in the citrus syrup. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
5. Slice the
carambola and use to decorate individual servings.
Makes 6 servings