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need help figuring out what this fruit is:

AngelicaSK Apr 1, 2010 09:34 AM

read an article recently that talked about a fruit that gives the eater a sensation similar to eating pop rocks. my google skills are failing me on this one and i'm completely unable to find the name of this fruit. can anyone help me!?

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    small h Apr 1, 2010 10:01 AM

    Is it szechuan buttons?


    I tried them at the New Amsterdam festival in Manhattan last year. They are as advertised: like a little electric shock in your mouth.

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      AngelicaSK Apr 1, 2010 10:22 AM

      YES THAT IS IT! thank you SO much!

      1. re: AngelicaSK
        small h Apr 1, 2010 10:24 AM

        Happy to help! They are pretty fascinating.

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      karen2006 Apr 1, 2010 09:41 AM

      is it synsepalum dulcificum?


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      1. re: karen2006
        AngelicaSK Apr 1, 2010 10:22 AM

        no but this is another must try! thanks!

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