in pursuit of all things nibblable, great and small
Monday, June 30, 2008
and the answer is...
So....what is this paradoxical creature?
The answer is,
the spine from a tamarind pod!
After you remove the hard shell from the tamarind, and then lift out the sticky meat surrounding the pods, you are left with the "spine" that provided the structural integrity of the pod. Looks scary on its own, doesn't it?