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Steven977 Oct 26, 2011 06:10 AM

Hey has anyone here tried or heard of "Miracle Fruit"? Here's what Wiki says =) :When you eat the small berry, your taste buds that taste sour or bitter tastes are coated with something in the fruit called miraculin and it masks these tastes. Most articles about it say it makes pieces of lemon taste like candy and you can drink lemon juice like lemonade. It is supposed to last from 30 minutes to a few hours.

Here is a Wiki link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synsepal...

I was thinking of ordering some and doing a tasting party. Where can I get some? I also heard that you can get these in a pill form. Any ideas what the difference between a fresh berry and a pill is?

Thanks! =D

  1. goodhealthgourmet Oct 26, 2011 06:35 AM

    http://www.chow.com/search?query=%22m...

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      LEsherick2007 Nov 16, 2011 09:48 PM

      I bought the pill type from Amazon but have nit tried it yet I think I will make sure to buy some lemons and limes when I go shopping this weekend and I will try it with lemon water first then may go to a sliced lemon and lime. Would like to try it on other foods just not sure what to try it with.

      1. Sandwich_Sister Nov 17, 2011 09:41 AM

        Think Geek Also has them - http://www.thinkgeek.com/interests/st...

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