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Cape gooseberry

A tropical South American ground cherry (Physalis peruviana) having yellow flowers with purple centers and an inflated calyx enclosing an edible yellow berry used to make jam, sauces, and desserts.

[After the Cape ofGood Hopewhere European settlers introduced the plant in the early 1800s (its cultivation later speading from there to other parts of the English-speaking world).]

cape gooseberry

(Plants) another name for strawberry tomato
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Noun1.cape gooseberry - annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
genus Physalis, Physalis - ground cherries
ground cherry, husk tomato - any of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk; some cultivated for their flowers
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Objective: For this reason, this work presents the study of the bioaccumulation process in the active ingredient of Buprofezin in a crop of cape gooseberries, with the aim of observe the remnants of this compound in the Physalis peruviana and its fruit after two and a half months of being attacked by the Trialeurodes Vaporariorum.
While she says demand for the company's Cape Gooseberries is rising slowly, more education is needed.
In a double task, the keen gardeners are asked to present both cape gooseberries and cauliflowers.
Ina double task, the gardeners have to present cauliflowers and cape gooseberries.
Nzabuheraheza FD and NA Niyigena Contribution to Yellow Wine Production from Cape Gooseberries (Physalis peruviana) at INES in Musanze District of Rwanda, Edition NIKA Printers, INES Scientific Journal, Volume N0 6, Rwanda, 2011; 55-66.
As well as the usual staples - from parsnips to potatoes - the project is developing a reputation for trying new things, such as asparagus peas and cape gooseberries.
EASY TO GROW From the top, Cape gooseberries, purple saffron and wasabi are recommended new flavours for the kitchen gardener, says James Wong
Whitley Neill has some distinctly un-English ingredients to set it apart EUR" fruit from the African Boabab tree and cape gooseberries EUR" which lend a citrus edge.
Its Whitley Neitll brand, like Hendrick's, has built a reputation in the on-trade around a distinctive serve - a splash of tonic water, ice and a handful of Cape gooseberries.
For the candied vegetables: 36 ounces granulated sugar 2 quarts water 1 large purple carrot peeled and cut into 1/8-inch cubes 1 large white carrot peeled and cut into 1/8-inch cubes 1 large yellow carrot peeled and cut into 1/8-inch cubes 1 large parsnip peeled and cut into 1/8-inch cubes For the nougat: 3 ounces granulated sugar 1/8 cup water 1/8 cup honey 2 egg whites For the glace: 1 pound granulated sugar 1 cup water 2 egg whites 12 egg yolks 2 cups heavy cream, whipped to stiff peaks Candied vegetables, from above Nougat, from above For the coulis: 1 pound cape gooseberries 1/8 cup agar agar For the tuile: 17 1/2 ounces isomalt 3 1/2 ounces glucose 2 ounces dehydrated cauliflower, pulverized to a fine powder 2 ounces dehydrated beets, pulverized to a fine powder