Torin/Darren WhoEver (wolfieboy) wrote,
Torin/Darren WhoEver
wolfieboy

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Longans!

I've been looking for longans lately since this is the season for them and had been frustrated. I found them at Uwajimaya last week but they wanted $7.99/pound for poor quality. Since longans are available fresh about two weeks out of the year, I was wondering if I'd get any of them this year at all. I was very please when a friend of ours found some at Central Market and when we got there, there were still some available. Longans (literally dragon-eye) are similar to the more common lyechee but the flavor is a bit more subtle. Lyechee are spiky while longan are smooth and usually served on the branch. cindygerb and I first had them about 10 years ago when we saw them being served in a chinese restaurant and asked what they were. We've been hooked since.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 5 comments