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Outer shell
In the desiccated, usually light brown colored lantern net, is an orange berry that is edible. The berry itself varies in diameter from 1 to 2 cm. The flesh is yellow orange in color and contains many seeds. The seeds are soft and are easy to eat flesh.
Countries of origin:
Physalis grows in all tropical areas, but the main countries of origin were Colombia, Zimbabwe and Kenya.
Physalis is raised throughout the year.
The ripe berry physalis has a sour taste, sometimes a combination of pineapple and gooseberry reminiscent.
Lamp of physalis berries that some greenish colored, best after ripening at room temperature.
The lantern netting of physalis berry can’t be eaten. The lantern net can easily be opened by the top two sides gently open sides, making the berry becomes visible and can be removed.
Would you leave as decoration lantern net, you can open the lantern net bend backwards, so that the berry is visible from the open lanterns and eat. Are the mature physalis what to sour, you can sweeten the berries through with a fork to prick some holes and some sugar to sprinkle.
Nutritional value per 100 grams:

Calories 53 Kcal Vit B12 2.8 mg
Vitamin C 30 mg Vit A very much