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Ideas for cooking with Pitahaya · Dragon Fruit

From the Instagram trend to haute cuisine


Pitahaya or Dragon Fruit has been on the rise in recent years, both on social media and in haute cuisine, and it's no wonder. The attractiveness of its colors and textures make this fruit a valuable addition to all of its dishes (and photos).


Here are some ideas for cooking with Pitahaya. While it's a highly refreshing fruit and perfect to eat on its own in the summer, it also takes center stage in ice creams, jams, sauces, salads, cocktails, smoothies...


Pitahaya Macarons

Macarons with cream, bacon, onion, red pepper, mint, and red pitahaya


Fajitas with Dragon Fruit, Chicken, Cilantro

Homemade wheat fajitas with pink dragon fruit, chicken, mushrooms, cilantro, mint, lime


Creamy Dragon Fruit Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream with blackberries, walnuts, and blueberries served in a coconut bowl


Pitaya Ice Pops

Homemade ice pops with pink pitahaya and vanilla ice cream


Creamy Pitaya Smoothie

Homemade smoothie with pink pitaya, cereal, dehydrated raspberries, orange, coconut shavings, and kiwi


Natural Pitaya Yogurt

Homemade yogurt with banana with cinnamon, frozen pink pitaya, and blueberry toppings


Dragon Fruit Shake

Homemade pink dragon fruit shake with milk, tajín, lime, and apple


Pitaya Mojito

Mojito made with red pitahaya, mint, lime, and tajín coating


Cereals with Pitahaya

Breakfast or snack of cereal with pink pitaya yogurt, strawberries, and blueberries


Pitahaya Salad

Red pitaya salad with Camembert cheese


Fruit Salad with Pitaya

Mixed nuts with red and white pitaya, kiwi, apple, and banana


Creamy Dragon Fruit Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream with toasted nuts, caramel, and pink dragon fruit


Summer Salad with Dragon Fruit

A combination of tropical fruits including white papaya, dragon fruit, kiwi, strawberries, and jicama with lime


Dragon Fruit Ceviche

Homemade ceviche of white dragon fruit with prawns, coconut milk, arugula, red onion, and nuts


Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Homemade pink dragon fruit smoothie with cream and dragon fruit syrup


Dragon Fruit Bowl on Dragon Fruit

Prepared with red and white dragon fruit pulp served on its own skin


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