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Mamey Milkshake

"Batido." This pretty little word is well known all over Latin America and to many in South Florida as well. A sweet and frothy fruit milkshake, it's as varied as the currently available fruits in season....

Author: Norman Van Aken

Puerto Rican Pineapple Rum Cake

Chef Kris Wessel of Florida Cookery in Miami Beach, Florida, shared this recipe as part of a Palm Tree Christmas menu he created exclusively for Epicurious. At Wessel family Christmases at Grandmother...

Author: Kris Wessel

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

This cake is perfect for beginners-it's moist, forgiving, and easy. Jif creamy peanut butter is our favorite for the decadent frosting.

Author: Janet McCracken

Piña Colada

Created in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the 1950s, this is a longstanding classic. While it can be made with a variety of rums-dark, aged, spiced, white, coconut-I like using a combination, but feel free...

Author: Kim Haasarud

Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Herb Dipping Sauce

Serve baked, coconut-crusted shrimp with a bright dipping sauce for an appetizer that'll please a whole host of palates.

Author: Stacey Antine

Salmon with Chili Mango Salsa

Author: Janos Wilder

Mango Castaway

This twist on the piña colada uses frozen mango instead of pineapple for a delightfully smooth and indulgent cocktail. For optimal tiki fun, garnish the drinks with a classic tiki decoration.

Author: Kat Boytsova

Mango and Cucumber Chow

Green mangoes would be ideal, but slightly unripe mangoes are an imperfect but successful substitute.

Author: Sarah Kirnon

Roast Chicken and Mango Salad with Yogurt

This salad is a wonderful mix of flavors and textures. Serve it with warm flatbread, such as naan. Make a simply beautiful dessert by tossing together chopped honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon.

Author: Jill Dupleix

Sugarcane Shrimp

Author: Jessica B. Harris

My Green Papaya Salad

Author: Zakary Pelaccio

Caramelized Plantain Parfait

Use plátanos manzanos-a short, fat, and incredibly sweet plantain variety-if you can find them. When pan-fried, the outside caramelizes and forms a hard shell while the inside becomes soft and custardy...

Author: Rick Martinez

Pineapple Shrimp Noodle Bowls

Quickly caramelized pineapple cubes and shrimp get tossed in a sweet, sour, and spicy sauce with lots of fresh basil. Get the recipe.

Author: Anna Stockwell

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Author: Marcela Valladolid

Bacon Banana Cookies

Author: Libbie Summers

Florida Ambrosia Salad

Author: Kris Wessel

Coconut Tart

Author: Lillian Chou

Red Curry of Lobster and Pineapple

This lobster curry is doubly rich from the coconut milk and the deep red curry, but the pineapple keeps it from being too heavy and gives a beautiful freshness to the dish.

Author: Curtis Stone

Piña Colada Pastry Cream

Author: Johnny Iuzzini

Rainbow Chopped Salad

Author: Myra Goodman

Frozen Chocolate Dipped Bananas with Peanut Brittle

Author: Gina Marie Miraglia Eriquez

Boozy Piña Colada Ice Cream

Store-bought coconut ice cream gets a sunny, boozy kick from a pineapple and rum swirl in this easy ice cream inspired by our favorite beach-side cocktail.

Author: Rhoda Boone

Grilled Shrimp with Papaya Mustard

Author: Jean Georges Vongerichten

Pizza 6: Pan fried Hawaiian Pizza

Author: Jenny Rosenstrach

Coconut and Pistachio Baklava

Author: Lori Longbotham

Tiki Cantaloupe Coconut Cocktail

Fresh cantaloupe + coconut make for the perfect summer cocktail.

Author: Claire Saffitz

Bird of Paradise

This is a light, refreshing take on the Jungle Bird using rum, Aperol, and pineapple. A summer cocktail that's perfect for day-drinking.

Author: Alex Holder

Morning Sun

Author: Sarma Melngailis

Tropi Cobb Salad

Tender lettuces get topped with juicy spiced chicken, ripe mangos, soft avocado, and cherry tomatoes. There's so much flavor and texture going on that there's barely a need for a dressing: just a hit of...

Author: Chris Morocco