Tangy Tomatilloes are a favourite in Mexican cooking. They are delicious raw or grilled and essential in authentic salsas. Grow and feed like tomatoes, (plants will need support). The fruits are surrounded by a papery lantern like skin. Best grown undercover to crop August/September
This is similar to the Cape gooseberry, but the fruits are larger, completely filling and splitting the calyx when ripe. it is a very popular vegetable in Mexican cookery, where it is used in place of tomatoes to make an exellent sharp sauce for grilled meat.