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Chocolate and Passion Fruit Pots de Crème with Lychees and Candied Ginger

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

No doubt you've had chocolate pots de crème, or a rich chocolate custard before. But has it ever been served with a passion fruit caramel, or a spoonful of candied ginger? How about both, as well as fresh lychees? It's the combination of these diverse elements that makes every bite of this dessert so uniquely delicious. More

Watermelon, Lychee, Feta, and Basil Salad with Spicy Lemongrass Vinaigrette

J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

Everybody's got a watermelon-feta salad on the menu these days, and there's a reason for it. The salty/sweet ultra-refreshing combination is perfect on hot summer days on the patio. This version ups the ante with a bit of chili heat in a soy sauce and honey-based vinaigrette. Sweet lychees and basil round out the flavors. More

Brunch Drinks: Lychee Bellini

Drinks Heather Arndt Anderson 1 comment

Girly classics like mimosas and bellinis are popular morning cocktails for a reason: they're effervescent, fruity, and perfect for washing down a frittata and a yogurt parfait. More

Lychee Bellini

Serious Eats Heather Arndt Anderson Post a comment

I think it's best to use a dry sparkling wine to pair with the fruit, or the cocktail ends up cloyingly sweet and tasting like a bad hangover waiting to happen. I used a dry sparkling brut rosé from Alsace, France (Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace, made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes), which imparts a lovely pinkish hue. A dry Prosecco would be excellent as well. More

Zero Proof: Rosewater and Lychee Mocktail

Serious Eats Christianne Winthrop 2 comments

In small amounts, rosewater lends a subtle floral note to beverages. Rose goes particularly well with fruit, which is why we've paired it with lychee in this alcohol-free tipple. The lychee syrup is sweet, the lemon tart, and the rosewater fragrant, making for a drink that's both exotic and strangely familiar. More

Sugar Rush: Lychee Lassi at Curry-Ya

New York Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] It's not a complete meal at Curry-Ya in the East Village without an order of Lychee Lassi ($4). We've seen lassi adapted into numerous flavors, but a lychee one is pretty rare. Here lychee plays... More

Blogwatch: Tea-Smoked Lychee Amuse Bouche

Sarah Wolf 1 comment

Photograph courtesy of Herbivoracious Herbivoracious's Michael Natkin invents an intriguing, Asian-inspired amuse bouche of lychees cold-smoked with genmaicha tea and served in a broth of tea, ginger, and microgreens.... More

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