ground cherries

I came home to a little collection of Ground Cherries, also known as Physalis. I have never experienced them before, and am happy now say that I have.  They are little round fruits in varying colors from a pale mustard yellow to a ripe melon green.  They have a precious packaging delicately wrapping the fruit in a form similar to a Chinese Lantern.  The flavor is a cross between a tomato and a kiwi in my opinion, cherry-like in size only.