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Exotic longans make for good desserts as well as main courses


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Abundant in southeast Asia small but delicious light brown-skinned longans ripen during mid- to late summer. The fruits grow in bouquets resembling grape clusters.

Its white flesh contains only one seed and thus, the fruit is also named a "dragon eye". Longan is a common culinary​ ingredient of both cold desserts and main courses, such as soups or meat dishes.​