I must be pregnant. Lately it seems I can’t get through the day without ingesting a wide variety of pickled things—jalapeños, kimchi, ramps, cauliflower, garlic, olives—pretty much anything except for cucumbers (but that’s another story).

So I was delighted to discover these vaguely star-shaped fruits at PNA Oriental Store, the tiny Thai sundries outlet with an ever replenishing supply of prepared sweets and savories.* I stop by once a week and never fail to find something new to me.