"On St. John, hibiscus is known as sorrel," says Zak Pelaccio, referring to the red flowers that are used here, along with mezcal, to cure pristine fillets of fresh red snapper. "The mezcal gives the fish a little bit of a smoke flavor, while the hibiscus lends it a sour quality."Plus: More Fish and Seafood Recipes
Dried hibiscus flowers are available at health food stores, Latin markets and tea shops. The color of a passion fruit's skin is not indicative of its ripeness. Whether green or purple, look for thin-skinned fruits with plenty of wrinkles. Passion fruits with smooth, thick skins are underripe.
Tropical fruit–scented, lively Sauvignon Blanc.