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Synonyms for carambola

East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit

deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit

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CARAMBOLA (Averrhoa carambola): More commonly known as star fruit because of its shape when sliced crosswise, the carambola tastes a bit like quince and is used often these days in fresh vegetable and fruit salads.
Averrhoa carambola juice (source of the precipitating agent) processed as described elsewhere [21] was also used.
Trays containing the carambola slices were located under a bank of 4 UV-C lamps (Philips, TUV G30T8,30 W, USA; emission peak 254 nm) at 30 cm and subjected to irradiation doses of 6.0, 10.0, or 12.5 kJ [m.sup.-2] measured with a digital radiometer (UVP, UVX Radiometer, USA).
A carambola e um fruto atrativo pelo seu formato de estrela, quando cortado em fatias transversais, com casca translucida e brilhante, polpa amarela de tonalidade intensa e sabor agridoce (NEVES et al., 2004).
The much-awaited rodeo event will feature competitions on calf lassoing; wrestling; casting down; load carrying; whipping; the so-called 'carambola'; and bull riding.
You'll need: 1 320g filet of tuna, trimmed and wrapped with cellophane to form a cylinder, and refrigerated 160g cherry tomato 30g carambola 60g rosewater apple 50ml olive oil 20 ml red wine vinegar 5 ml ginger juice (obtained by crushing fresh ginger) 50g shallot, sliced chopped fresh herbs (small handful) chives spring onions 1/4 tsp shrimp paste 1 red chilli, sliced 15g sliced tomato sliced lemon 1 tsp salad oil creme fraiche dill Method 1.
Throw in the occasional farmer's market, and seasonal farm stands, and the result is a bumper crop of color, choice and quality, from the oh-so-special tastes and aromas of fish sauce and European cheeses to exotic tropic fruits such as carambola and monstera.