Fruit Glorious Fruit!

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KEVIN AND JANE'S KITCHEN

Make the most of plentiful summer fruits with these delicious suggestions.

 

 

Dotti’s Plums in Red Wine

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Ingredients:
500 g ripe red plums
275 ml shiraz or other intensely fruity red wine
2 star anise
4 whole cloves
95 g soft brown sugar

Method:
•   Preheat oven to 180C/350F.
•   Run a knife around each plum,  twist to pull each half apart and remove stones.
•   Arrange plum halves in a single layer in a shallow ovenproof dish.
•   Tuck the star anise and cloves among the plums, then sprinkle with sugar and pour wine on top.
•   Bake on middle shelf for around 50 minutes – until plums have turned jewel-red and the wine is thick and syrupy. (Spoon the juices over the plums a couple of times during baking).
•   Remove the spices and serve with a good vanilla ice-cream.

Jan’s Mango Avocado Salad

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•  Slice 2 mangoes and 1 avocado, squeeze lemon juice over them.
•  Combine with macadamia nuts chopped in half.
•  Sprinkle with shredded coconut. (Can also top with feta cheese if you like).


Margaret’s Fruit Kebabs and Yummy Dipping Sauce

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•   Thread bite-sized pieces of your favourite fruit onto a skewer.
•   Mix 1 cup sour cream with 1 cup thickened cream.
•   Stir in 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh mint.


Bruce’s Drunken Mango

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•   Use 1 mango cheek per person.
•   Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of  Cointreau or Grand Marnier.
•   Serve with a scoop of good quality vanilla ice-cream.  Top with a sprig of mint.

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