1Cut a slice off of the top and bottom of each grapefruit. Stand the grapefruit upright and, following the contour of the fruit, cut away the peel and pith. Quarter the flesh and cut into slices.
2Add the jicama and mango to the bowl with the grapefruit pieces and toss to combine. Season with salt and cayenne. Drizzle with the lime juice and add the cilantro. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until the salad is chilled, about 1 hour. Serve.
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Hate Grapefruit? Try Broiling It
Most people have only tasted fresh grapefruit, and not everyone enjoys the tartness of it. Jenny Stewart of CHOW.com suggests broiling the citrus fruit with sugar to add a caramelized sweetness. And if you're adventurous, go crazy with any flavor combination you can think of—you might be surprised how well it works.