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Perfect Passion Fruit Parfait

Not your typical American layered fruit and cream parfait, this is more of a French variation, a light and airy frozen mousse. Passion fruit purée can be a little hard to come by, but you can easily substitute reduced passion fruit juice for that same sweet and tangy tropical taste. More

Passionfruit Mint Cocktail

Passionfruit have a semi-hard shell, but when cut open they reveal a gelatinous yellow flesh speckled with edible black seeds. The musky and tart flavor calls out for the herbal qualities of gin. To punch up the herbal nuances, I added some fresh mint, along with a hint of honey. The resulting cocktail allows the bold passionfruit to take center stage, while the mint and honey provide just the right symmetry. More

Time for a Drink: the Hurricane

Originally a simple mixture of rum, citrus and passion fruit syrup, the Hurricane has morphed into a noxious red, weird-tasting abomination. There's no need for that; instead, try the original, and see why this iconic New Orleans drink became such a fixture of the exotic drinks scene. More

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