The easiest fruit salad with honeycomb ice cream
Ingredients (serves 2 plates):
4 kiwis – peeled
1 punnet of strawberries – tops cleaned and washed
1 large mango
2 apples of your choice, cored and skin left on
Good quality vanilla ice cream
2 chocolate crunchies, crushed
We used the De Buyer Kobra Complete Slicer to make this salad speedily but you can also use your own knife skills or any mandoline.
1. Peel and slice all the fruit with the mandoline, except the granadillas, on the thinnest setting and arrange on each plate. When it comes to the softer fruit try slicing them on the mandoline without the support of the food pusher, as this applies quite a lot of pressure.
2. Remove all the seeds and juice from the granadillas and place dollops on the fruit, especially on top of the apples, which helps prevent browning.
3. Add a good scoop of vanilla ice cream on top of each fruit salad serving and arrange some edible flowers around this. Whenever possible use good quality vanilla ice cream. And if you don’t have any edible flowers available, you can also use rose petals to decorate the dish. Just be sure they’re not grown using pesticides.
4. Sprinkle the crushed crunchie over each fruit salad and serve, to the absolute delight of your guests.
Seasonal fruits are mother nature’s way of boosting your immune system with the right nutrients needed for impending bugs. Isn’t she a darling?
For some more mandoline inspired salad recipes, take a peak at this rather fantastic coleslaw and the beautiful beetroot and goat cheese salad and be sure to check out 10 things to do with a mandoline.
With thanks to Sybil Doms for her lovely styling and beautiful recipes.