Getting the Taste of the Tamarillo

Tamarillo, whole and split

The tamarillo may look like a bit like a tomato, but it has a zing all its own. iStockPhoto hide caption

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A red fruit showing up in stores has an egg shape, a tomato texture and a flavor all its own. The tamarillo's origins are in the Andes. Debbie Elliott talks to a Peruvian restaurant owner in Oregon about the fruit.



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