PHYSALIS/ GOLDEN BERRY (Cape Gooseberry, Incaberry)
Available/Season: All year round
Grown in the high-altitude regions of Colombia
Flavor: Sweet-sour. It is a soft berry that looks like a tomato with a pleasant taste.
Benefits: High Antioxidants which helps those suffering from hepatitis, malaria, dermatitis, and asthma. Rich in vitamin B- Complex and vitamin A, which improves eyesight. It contains weight loss properties.
It is used in sauces, pies, puddings, and eaten fresh in fruit salads. As a juice, it is equally exotic and delicious. It is also used as decoration and garnishing in famous restaurants and hotels.
3.40 oz. (96.40 g) physalis (golden berry) without husk.
1.12 oz. (0.33 dl) water
1.41 oz. (40g) sugar jelly
Wash the berries and cut them in half. Mix all ingredients in a pot. Bring the mixture to the boil, while stirring. Then let the jam simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat and let the jam cool. Pour the jam into a jar.