Lychee, translated from Chinese as ‘gift for a joyful life’, surely lives up to its name. The lychee fruit contains vitamins and minerals that promote a healthy diet, it is sweet and delicious and it has been enjoyed joyfully by natives of southeast Asia for centuries. The health benefits of the lychee fruit has been tried, proven and touted in countries such as China, India and Indonesia, so much so that lychee... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.engineeredlifestyles.com/h/lychee.html
Favourite Tipple... Lychee Martini1/2 oz. dry vermouth 3 oz. gin or vodka 2 oz. lychee juice, strained from pureed lychees (optional) 2 oz. lychee syrup, from canned lychees 2 whole lychees, for garnish Fill a cocktail halfway with ice. Add the vermouth, gin/ vodka, lychee juice and lychee syrup. Shake thoroughly until well chilled, strain into two chilled martini glasses and garnish with the whole lychees.