Longan Fruit Salad

Longan, cherries, and cantaloupe with kumquat citrus syrup. It’s summertime, and some of the best fruits are in season. So why not throw them together in a tasty salad? This salad is made with one of my favorite tropical fruits, longans. The fruit is from a tree in the soapberry family of which lychee and […]

Duck Prosciutto and Cantaloupe Salad

Homemade duck prosciutto, goat cheese, arugula, cantaloupe, cucumber, and candied mac-nuts, with blackberry vinaigrette. This salad boasts a variety of palate popping flavors with its sweet cantaloupe, peppery arugula, refreshing mint and cucumber, salty duck ham, sweet-tart blackberries, and crunchy mac-nuts. The cantaloupe and cucumber for this salad are cut into ribbons using a mandolin […]

Strawberry Kumquat Salad

Fresh strawberries and kumquats with crisp prosciutto, cucumber ribbons, honey balsamic almonds, and strawberry vinaigrette. It seems like strawberries are everywhere right now. What better use for these spring berries than a sweet-tart salad? Unfortunately, kumquats are a little bit harder to come by than strawberries. When I do see them, I snatch them up. […]