Jeekinz: Could it be this? Looks like UCHUVA,
a little tart fruit, good in salads, en jams, and could be eaten just as it comes out of the "cover". Please see this address for more information.
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Features Specifications: Uchuva
Uchuva from Colombia. Cape gooseberriesPhysalis peruvianaCape gooseberries, also known as physalis are a favourite exotic fruit in Europe.Indigenous to Colombia and peru, the early settlers at the cape of good hope grew cape gooseberries before 1807.Colombia specializes in the production of this unique fruit making it available year-round. It's grown in cold, subtropical regions throughout the country.The fruit is ripe when the cape has a golden color and the berry is yellow-orange in appearance. It possesses a verySweet but tart flavor making them very appealing for many different dishes.Often canned whole and preserved as jam, cape gooseberries are also sold fresh and used for sauces, pies, puddings, chutneys or eaten fresh in fruit salads.Due to their high content of vitamin a, calcium and phosphorus they are reported to help control diabetes, clean the blood and aid in the treatment of the prostate gland. They also aid in digestion.