Garcinia cowa

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Garcinia cowa, a tropical fruit cherished in Cambodian cuisine, is renowned for its distinctively sour and slightly bitter taste. This fruit, often used as a natural souring agent, imparts a unique flavor to traditional Khmer dishes such as soups, curries, and sauces.

Rich in antioxidants and vitamins, Garcinia cowa (or cowa mangosteen) not only adds depth to the culinary creations but also offers health benefits. Its ability to balance and elevate the flavors of a dish exemplifies the sophistication of Cambodian gastronomy, highlighting the use of indigenous ingredients to achieve a harmonious taste profile.