Category: appetizers and side dishes

Mummy Yummy Starfruit

Topping a steak just off the grill with the starfruit coconut topping has always been a treat. Around Halloween, dressing up a starfruit slice as...

Dried Papaya

Dried papaya? Think beef jerky with an incredibly sweet taste. Make a bunch and tie a ribbon around it for your sweetie. For quick and...

Papaya pie fries

Fruit pies are nice, particularly when papaya’s the star. But a slight twist and it’s fried pie with a great fruit taste....

Candy corn fruit salad

With candy corn, it's all about color and shape. And this candy's colors definitely match papayas' and coconut's colors. A Halloween treat made nutritiousWith candy...

Sliders with pork and spicy tropical slaw

You can't beat sliders for get-togethers, whether it's celebrating a big win for the soccer team (kids or professionals) or a night on the deck...

Calabaza maza

If you need a big scoop of butter to enjoy a potato or sweet potato, think about replacing the potato with great tasting calabaza instead....

Roasted calabaza

Calabaza's sweet taste makes it worth the effort to bake some fries. Also calabaza has only half the starch of most starchy veggies (e.g.,...

The calabaza mash

Calabaza has half the starch of potatoes and is much sweeter. So don't be surprised if a fraction of butter is used in this calabaza...

Calabaza and veggie pizza

Instead of tomato sauce, try puréed or mashed calabaza on a pizza. It's sweeter and acts as a great base for other veggies....

Calabaza granola

You get a lot of calabaza with every pumpkin. Don't worry about using or enjoying it all. Calabaza can replace almost any pumpkin or butternut...