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Ever heard of the miracle fruit? Me neither up until about 20 minutes ago. My marathon kdrama watching (Hello, Miss! if you’re wondering) was interrupted by some internet perusing and this article by the NYT.

So here’s the summary:

– It’s small and red like a cranberry.

– You chew the sucker and rub the pulp all over your tongue.

– It makes everything you eat for the next 30 minutes to 2 hours sweet. Goat cheese turns into cheesecake, beer turns into a chocolate shake and cheapy tequila morphs into Patron.

– People are holding food tripping parties to partake in the craziness that ensues.

– No apparent side effects from consumption.

– More info at the Wikipedia entry here.

Okay so who’s with me? Let’s get some berries and cheap tequila.


Written by joann

June 1, 2008 at 6:35 pm

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  1. whoa. this is AMAZING. let’s do it! and maybe you’ll even like the goat cheese!

    jane h

    June 1, 2008 at 10:23 pm

  2. this sounds awesome! i’d be down. we could even try blue cheese with it! ok that may be pushing it…


    June 4, 2008 at 9:42 pm

  3. Hi,

    If you’re having any problems getting fresh Miracle berries, we supply soft dried Miracle berries all round the World.

    You can find more details on our website: freshmiracleberry.co.uk

    Kind regards,


    Simon Kirby

    August 2, 2008 at 2:54 am

  4. you can find miracle berry tablets at taste trips http://www.tastetrips.com and can contact them for fresh miracle fruit etc

    Miracle Fruit

    September 2, 2008 at 7:06 am

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