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Kiwano Melon / Horned Melon - What is this Intriguing Fruit? | runawayrice.com

Kiwano Melon / Horned Melon – What is this Exotic Fruit?

Kiwano Melon / Horned Melon is an exotic oblong fruit having thick orange skin covered with rigid spikes. The spikes or horns are prominent such that when placed on flat surface the Kiwano melon rests entirely on them. I’ve been seeing this funky looking fruit popping up at local grocery stores and got really curious about […]

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Agar Agar Jelly and Mock Pomegranate Seeds Dessert (Che Suong Sa Hot Luu) - Icy Sweet Treat! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Agar Agar and Mock Pomegranate Seeds Dessert (Che Suong Sa Hot Luu)

This popular chilled Vietnamese dessert with slivers of refreshing agar agar jelly, deliciously chewy mock pomegranate seeds, sweet mashed mung bean, creamy coconut milk and sweet syrup infused with Pandan aroma is full of amazing flavor and unique textures. Nothing is more refreshing than enjoying a big bowl or mug of this icy sweet treat on a hot summer day […]

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Jasmine Green Tea with Lychee Jelly | recipe from runawayrice.com

Iced Jasmine Green Tea with Lychee Jelly

Fragrant jasmine green tea is combined with lychee jelly to make an icy and refreshing drink that is sure to quench any thirst. This recipe is super simple, contains just a few ingredients and no more difficult than making Jello. I’ve come to really love this drink switching from the tapioca pearls to the jelly not too […]

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Jackfruit Smoothie (Sinh To Mit) - Easy and Healthy Fruit Drink | recipe from runawayrice.com

Jackfruit Smoothie (Sinh To Mit)

Looking at a jackfruit you may not find this over-sized melon-shaped fruit remotely appetizing with its prickly green skin.  Surprisingly, when you open this tropical fruit and work through the sticky, fibrous tentacles, you’ll find golden nuggets of succulent fruit inside.  The taste can be described as a cross between apples, bananas and pineapple and can be syrupy sweet.  It is […]

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Summer Fruit Salad

Summer Fruit Salad

Summertime is my favorite time of the year for many reasons but what I love most is the abundance of fresh fruits.  It seems during the warmer months, I reach for fruit to cool, quench and satisfy my (constant) sweet tooth.  This dessert is as easy as it gets and is the perfect sweet treat […]

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