Spicy pineapple jam encased in a buttery, flaky crust makes for a unique breakfast treat.
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You'll have to ask someone to share this one with you—it's definitely big enough for two people. As silly as it looks, served in a pineapple with bendy straws, this cocktail from Jbird in New York is a serious drink, refreshing but spicy and complex.
The glaze consists of brown sugar, spiced rum, butter, and vanilla. It gets brushed onto the pineapple slices, which are grilled until browned with some light charring. The pineapple is a sturdier fruit than the banana, which makes it easier to grill.
Photograph from Gaetan Lee on Flickr Although pineapple is available year-round, that sweet and tangy ripe pineapple that we all love is at its prime from March to July. This fruit, native to the southern part of Brazil and Paraguay, made its way to the United States by way of Christopher Columbus, who found it on the island of Guadaloupe in 1493 and carried it back to Spain. The Spanish became quick fans and brought pineapple to the Philippines. Eventually, this herbacious perennial traveled all the way to Hawaii and Guam early in the sixteenth century. The pineapple reached England in 1660 and began to be grown in greenhouses for its fruit around 1720. Today, pineapples are second only...
To celebrate the fact that I can now wear shorts outside and happily eat fruit again, here are my favorite bilingual singing fruits: Bonus: Same fruits, but singing in Hebrew and Arabic! Boy, they sure get around....