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By on June 5th, 2018 in Food and Drink

Poached Melon, Mint, Nuts, Passion Fruit and Sorbet

If you are looking to gather your friends round to enjoy the glorious weather that we’re having, why not impress them with a fabulous summer dish. This brilliant poached melon recipe is pretty easy to follow and is very refreshing – follow our step-by-step recipe below.

Poached Melon, Mint, Nuts, Passion Fruit and Sorbet

Ingredients

  • 1 watermelon
  • 1 honeydew melon
  • 1 cantaloupe melon
  • 2 passion fruits
  • 500g passion fruit puree
  • 250g sugar
  • 500ml water
  • 4 leaves of mint
  • 5oz icing sugar
  • 4oz plain flour
  • 3 egg whites
  • 4oz melted butter
  • 50g mixed chopped nuts

 

Method

1.
Place sugar and water in a pan and heat up to 100*c, take off heat. Using a melon baller, add the melons and poach for 2 minutes, cool down and put to the side.

2.
To make the passion fruit sorbet, add 500ml of passion fruit puree to a container and 500ml of poaching liquid, stir and then freeze.

3.
To make the Tuile biscuit, add 5oz icing sugar, 4oz plain flour, 3 egg whites and 4oz of melted butter, mix and place into fridge for 3 hours.

4.
Put 4 tsp of the mixture spaced apart onto non-stick paper, spread it a little, using the back of the spoon sprinkle the chopped nuts on and bake for 9-10 minutes, take off with a palette knife to cool, cook the rest in batches, and cool.

5.
Serve with a garnish of fresh mint.

 

 



 

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