It can be eaten as fresh fruit all alone without any additions. It can also be used as an ingredient for desserts, drinks and cocktails, or can be a refreshing shake, ice cream and teas. This fruit combines well with mango, coconut, banana, passion fruit, pineapple, cashews, sesame, honey, oranges, elderflower, creams and soft cheeses, tapioca, grapefruit or cranberry.
In the city of Kaohsiung(Taiwan), takes place every year the Pineapple and Lychee Festival, where visitors can enjoy the “Lychee beer”. This tropical fruit is also known as the Chinese strawberry because of its origin and shape.
Lychee is originally from the South of China, South of Indonesia and East of Philippines. Nowadays it is also cultivated in other countries from subtropical regions and Florida.
66 calories in 100 grams. Contains high quantities of Vitamin C, antioxidant and potassium.