Passion Fruit and Coconut Cream Parfaits
Pastry chef Koa Duncan of Los Angeles's Water Grill is incredibly creative. She's also remarkably persistent: Working as a pastry chef in a town that loves to diet is an uphill battle. Her fantastic passion fruit and creamy coconut parfait, layered with crunchy bits of cashew praline, is good enough for Angelenos to forgive themselves the indulgence. More Parfaits
The recipe can be prepared through Step 4 and refrigerated for up to 2 days ahead. Store the cashew praline in an airtight container.
Passion fruit puree is available in the freezer section at specialty markets. One brand worth seeking out is Vergers Boiron, available at lepicerie.com.