Sundy House Features Property-Grown Star Fruit in Seasonal Martinis and Desserts

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Sundy House is now featuring a seasonal martini and desserts using star fruit that is grown in the property’s famed tropical gardens. Throughout September, Sundy House will feature the Star Fruit Martini for $11 or $8 during happy hour (bar only); the Mango and Star Fruit Bavarois (the mango is also grown on property); and Gold Star Tarts. For more information, visit www.sundyhouse.com.

Star Fruit Martini 2oz star fruit puree 2oz jack Daniels 1⁄2 coconut liquor Shake over ice stain into a martini glass garnish with a slice of fresh star fruit.

Mango and Star Fruit Bavarois 1 cup cooked mango puree 1 1⁄2 cup raw star fruit puree 1 cup natural yogurt 3 tsp. gelatin powder 1⁄2 cup orange juice 60 grams egg whites 3 tbsp. sugar Mix mango, star fruit and yogurt together. Add gelatin to orange juice then add mango, star fruit and yogurt mixture. Whip egg whites with sugar and add to mixture. Refrigerate for 3 hours.

Gold Star Tarts First, prepare 15 tart shells Next, prepare fruit for tart shells 8oz. cream cheese 1⁄2 cup sugar 2 tsp. flour 1 egg 1 tbsp. milk or cream 1 tsp. vanilla 15 slices of carambola about 1⁄2 inch thick, seeds removed Soften cream cheese, stir in sugar and flour. Beat until it is fluffy. Add egg, vanilla and cream, beating well. (Or simply blend all these ingredients in a blender.) Divide this filling among the 15 cups. Gently press a carambola slice into the filling until the top of the filling and the top of the slice are level. Place pans into a preheated 425° oven. Bake at this temperature for 6 minutes, then lower heat to 250° and bake for 8 more minutes. The appearance of these tarts is best right after baking. May be served warm or cold.