Ingredient: water

Oatmeal topped with passionfruit and papaya

Why settle for just plain oatmeal, when some tropical fruit can make the start of your day memorable? It's quick, it's ez. It's delish....

Calabaza boniato stew

Calabaza always makes a great soup. In this version, the pumpkin can be enjoyed in chunks along with other garden veggies. Boniatos add a nutty...

Nepali Ishkus Curry (chayote curry)

Chayote is enjoyed around the world. Here's a very distinctive curry from Nepal. Lots of herbs and spices, which the chayote absorbs for this dish's...

Brazilian Torta de Chuchu (Chayote Frittata)

Torta means pie, but there's no piecrust in this lunch and light supper favorite highlighting chayote a nutritionious tropical veggie. ...

Chicken and lychee in sweet and sour sauce

Lychees are often added to give a different taste and texture to a popular recipe such as a sweet and sour chicken main dish....

Lime Margranita

Here's a great dinner party drink that I can mostly make ahead of time, with the final prep done by the guests themselves....

Gelling with mamey

Mamey's season is so anticipated yet so short. The fruit crosses the house's threshold with the sound of the blender in the background revving up...

Lime Margranita

My dinner parties are not spent in the kitchen unless my guests are there with me. Here's a great dessert that I can mostly make...

Poached Guava Delight

Not being a fan of poached eggs, I hesitated to put a guava to the same "test." However, guava came through the test with flying...

Mamey spaghetti salad

Spaghetti squash makes great spaghetti. Mamey makes a great sauce to top it. It's mamey's savory, sweet taste makes it a great topper for a...