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Mystery Fruit

I saw these little guys in the market one day, and after asking if I could try one, I decided to buy a plate full for 10kn (about $2). Rachel and I munched on them for a few days while trying to figure out exactly what they were. The lady who sold them to me said they were called maginje, but as that wasn’t an entry in my dictionary, I was still in the dark as to what they were. None of the Croatians I asked had heard of the word, or had ever seen the fruit. Finally, I searched online and found out that they are called Strawberry Tree fruit. They have a fun texture, and a mild, sweet taste, kind of like a berry mixed with a plum. Yummy!

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