Exotic Fruit Recipes

Goat Cheese, Mint & Roasted Fig Crostini

Goat Cheese, Mint & Roasted Fig Crostini These crostini are elegant yet easy – a great choice for entertaining. Bite into one and you’ll experience warm, soft, musky sweet figs, creamy goat cheese, and fresh clean mint. The mint crystals
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Yuzu Sorbet

Yuzu Sorbet This simple sorbet is refreshing and filled with the complex citrusy-floral flavor of yuzu fruit. It’s strong enough to be served as a single scoop for a light dessert or palate cleanser…but not so strong that you won’t
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Finger Lime Fruit Salad

Finger Lime Fruit Salad The tiny, jewel-like balls of juice (vesicles) inside finger limes have a tart lemon-lime flavor and are an exciting finishing touch for fruit salads. You can use pretty much any fruit in your salad (though we
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Cool Party Trick – Carbonating Fruit

You read that right, carbonating fruit.  With creative use of a cream whipper/foamer (those canisters they dispense whipped cream from at your coffee shop) you can temporarily carbonate the juice within cut fruit.  The results are fizzy, fun and a
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Pomegranate Glaze

Pomegranate Glaze We used this tart-tangy-sweet glaze on quail breasts, but you could use it on other poultry and game birds (particularly duck), kurobuta pork, lamb, wild boar or other game meats. Ingredients: (Makes 1/2 cup) 1 qt Pomegranate Juice
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Persimmon, Avocado & Pistachio Salad

Mango & Tomato is back with a sweet-nutty-creamy winter salad recipe with a bit of bite that’s a great way to celebrate fresh persimmon season when it comes around. ——— I grew up eating persimmons. I absolutely love these brightly colored
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Cool Party Trick – Champagne (etc) with Finger Limes

Australian finger limes are a very unique citrus fruit that have their vesicles (those little tiny juice sacs in citrus fruits) loose inside rather than collected into cells like lemons, oranges, etc. They’re tiny little balls packed with lemon-lime flavor
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Coconut Ice Cream with Mint and Szechuan Button Foam

Coconut Ice Cream with Mint and Szechuan Button Foam Christo from ChezWhat is at it again with his third Szechuan button recipe… Has your mouth needed a treat lately? All the hustle and bustle of the holidays but you’ve been
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Horned Melon Yogurt Mousse

Natasha from Five Star Foodie is fabulously delicious and creative.  So much so that she makes me want to send her a goodie box of random exotic fruits.  We are honored to feature her here again.  If you don’t know
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Put A Cap On It: Candy Cap Persimmon Flan

Guest Blogger: Christo aka Doggybloggy is a personal chef, poet, food blogger and artist living in New York City, his offbeat style and humor most certainly comes from his New Mexico roots since there are very few city folk with
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