While dragon fruit was a mysterious and perplexing fruit mere years ago, it’s since become a familiar and utterly adored ingredient of top chefs and adventurous home cooks alike. This season it’s exploding off the shelves, being blended into everything from vodka to flavored green tea to energy drinks.
Beneath its oddly beautiful exterior lies a center of pulpy white fruit dotted with black seeds. But what does it taste like? Dragon fruit is subtly sweet, refreshing, and blends deliciously with many of summer’s best-loved flavors. Slice into this season’s hottest fun and funky fruit with these cool, fresh recipes.
Tell us: Have you ever tried dragon fruit?