Strange Foods: Miracle Fruit

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We've read some coverage this week of the famous miracle fruit. They were talking about it over at BoingBoing and it intrigued us to hear that it's available through a grower in Florida.

Miracle fruit, if you're not familiar, is a small red berry, native to West Africa, that masks your sour taste buds so that even the sourest foods eaten afterwards taste sweet. Ideas for party tricks abound... If you're interested in checking it out for yourself, you can find one supplier's contact information here.

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