Asian Fruit Recipes
Asian Pears Poached in Plum Sauce
Poached Pears Recipes - This Asian poached pear recipe features sweet, crunchy Asian pears poached in plum wine.
Asian Pear Recipes
Sometimes called apple pears because of their round shape and crunchy texture, the sweet flavor of Asian pears is featured in numerous recipes. (Other common names include balsam pear and salad pear). Asian pears are found in the produce section of many local supermarkets and groceries. Here are several recipes featuring this popular fruit:
Asian Fruit - Seasonal Availibility
A guide to when Asian fruits are in season.
Basic Papaya Mango Smoothie
Papaya Mango Smoothie – These tropical fruits work well in fruit smoothie recipes, and both are loaded with health benefits.
Chinese Mango Pudding - Step by Step Photo Instructions
Chinese Mango Pudding is the perfect dessert for capturing the sweet flavor of fresh mangoes.
Cooking With Fruit
Adding fruit to a main dish is a great way to help ensure that your family gets their recommended daily serving. From stir-fries to steamed ham with Asian pears, here are a number of Chinese and Asian-inspired main dish recipes featuring fruit.
Pineapple Fried Rice
A popular Asian dish, seasoned with curry powder.
Plums in Chinese Cooking
Along with a bit of history, my article includes a recipe for plum sauce.
Mango Pudding Recipe
Just need the recipe? This recipe from chef and cookbook author Stephen Wong is low in fat and includes a nutritional breakdown.
A recipe for plum sauce, made with plum jam, allspice and ginger.
Quiz - Asian Tropical Fruit - Photo Quiz
See if you can identify the different types of tropical fruit I sampled on a trip to the Asian market.
Mango Ice Cream Recipe
This lush tropical fruit makes a refreshing ice cream.
Romantic Chocolate Fondue for Two With Asian Fruit Dippers
A romantic chocolate fondue for two with pineapple and kiwi fruit for dipping. Sponge cake also makes an excellent dipper - just break the cake into pieces and dip into the warmed chocolate.
Tropical Fruit Fun - Asian Tropical Fruit
Did you know orangutans love mangoes or that durian is rumored to be an aphrodisiac? Find out more.
Mango Pudding Information
My article includes cooking tips and several recipes, including a low-fat Mango Pudding and Indonesian and Malaysian variations of this popular Chinese dessert.
Steamed Pears With Honey
Sweet Asian pears are filled with honey and Chinese dates and gently steamed.
Strawberry Chicken Stir-fry
Here is an easy recipe to help you take advantage of fresh strawberries in season.
Chilled Melon Fruit Salad
Here's a great dessert to impress guests - an assortment of seasonal fruits are tossed with a light sugar syrup and spooned into a half of a melon. The recipe calls for Chinese rock sugar, but you can substitute granulated sugar.
Chinese Fruit Salad
Banana, kiwi, peach, mango and fresh strawberries make up this Chinese fruit salad, sprinkled with sugar and five-spice powder.
Tomato Eggs – Scrambled Eggs With Tomato
Tomato eggs – Classic comfort food that’s quick and easy to make: scrambled eggs paired with juicy tomatoes
Tomatoes in Chinese Cooking
Tomatoes in Chinese Cooking – What role does the tomato play in the Chinese diet?
Refreshing Fruit Salads
Mangoes, melons, and kiwi fruit pair with strawberries, raspberries, and other fruits in these refreshing fruit salads
How Many Mangoes Do You Need to Make a Recipe?
Cooking With Mangoes - How many mangoes do you need to make a recipe?