Friday, February 22, 2008

Lebanese Fruit Salad

Ingredients: (serves 4)
1 apple, core removed, diced
1 pear, core removed, diced
1 peach, stone removed, diced
1/3 cup dried apricots, chopped
1/3 cup dried figs, chopped
1/4 cup flaked almonds
1/4 cup shelled pistachio nuts
1 small lemon, rind finely grated
1 pinch ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup apple juice
1 teaspoon rosewater essence
vanilla ice-cream, to serve

1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons shelled pistachio nuts, chopped
1 tablespoon cinnamon

Combine apple, pear, peach, apricots, figs and nuts in a large bowl. Mix well.
Add rind, cloves, vanilla, juice and rosewater to fruit mixture. Mix well to combine. Divide between 4 bowls. Top with ice-cream.
Make topping Combine sugar, nuts and cinnamon. Sprinkle over ice-cream. Serve.

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