Monday, August 16, 2010


I don't like lychee and it is one of Dave's favorite. Luckily you can buy them fresh in Atlanta for a cheap price. When we were in there, we bought a couple of pounds.

The lychee (Litchi chinensis, and commonly called litchi, laichi, lichu) is the sole member of the genus Litchi in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae. It is a tropical and subtropical fruit tree native to China, and now cultivated in many parts of the world. The fresh fruit has a "delicate, whitish pulp" with a "perfume" flavor that is lost in canning, so the fruit is mostly eaten fresh.

Lychee is an evergreen tree, reaching 10–20 m tall, bearing fleshy fruits that are up to 5 cm (2.0 in) long and 4 cm (1.6 in) wide. The outside of the fruit is covered by a pink-red, roughly-textured rind that is inedible but easily removed to expose a layer of sweet, translucent white flesh. Lychees are eaten in many different dessert dishes.


analou said...

I never tried lychee before but I want to someday. Mura ba ne xa ug rambotan Lu?

Kayce said...

wala pa pud katilaw unsa ang lami anang lychee sis ai... morag wala man gud na diri sa amo... toinkz!

Dhemz said...

dugay nako wala kakaon ani da...naa pa diha mami?

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