Recipe:  Tropical Fruit Salad and Sauce

Wine Pairing:  Harwood Gewürztraminer 2007

Chef:  Kerry Wicks

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Permission to redistribute with credits is summarily granted.


Juice from 2 small or 1 very large lemon, or 2 limes, or 2 Meyer lemons

1 tbsp. (15 ml) honey

1 tsp. (5 ml) powdered ginger, or a 1” (3 cm) square piece of fresh ginger finely-minced

1.5 cups (375 ml) chopped tropical fruit, such as mango, papaya, pineapple or banana



  1. Juice the lemon or lime(s).

  2. Mix the honey and ginger into the juice.

  3. Chop the fruits into small chucks 1/2” (1 cm) in size, then toss into dressing.

  4. Chill until it’s time to serve.

YIELD: 2-4 servings.

Note: If using a banana or other fruit that oxidizes quickly, chop it first and then toss it in the lemon or lime juice, then remove and set it aside while completing the recipe preparation.