Jamaican Punch

Serves about 16 to 20

6 limes (3 juiced, 3 sliced)

1/2 bottle ginger wine

1 bottle wine rum or vodka

Sugar, to taste

3 lemons, sliced

1 starfruit (carambola), sliced (optional)

1 pineapple, cut lengthwise into long wedges, then crosswise into triangles

Sprigs of mint, to serve

Put the lime juice, ginger wine, rum or vodka, and sugar into a pitcher and stir until the sugar dissolves.

Fill a punch bowl with ice, add the sliced fruit, and pour the ginger wine mixture over. Stir well and serve with sprigs of mint.