Thursday, July 31, 2008


Origin - According to wikipedia, the origin of Lychee comes from China. In fact, there is a historical reference linking this fruit to the imperial palace. It is said that an Emperor from the Tang Dynasty had this fruit delivered by messenger "fast-horse" to his most favored concubine.

The Look - Usually with light red shells to darker red shells. The shells are hard and spiky. Flesh is thick and sweet.

Taste - The taste is crisp and sweet, similar to honey.

Lychee has been seen in imported candies, smoothies, specialty supermarkets, martinis, and dessert.

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