luscious flesh of these fruits, which range in color
from pale green to deep orange, make a delicious fruit
salad. Orange fruits are an excellent source of beta
carotene, a powerful antioxidant which converts in the
body to vitamin Aimportant for healthy skin and
cup seedless grapes
mangoes-peeled and flesh cut into cubes
honeydew melonpeeled and flesh cut into cubes
all the fruit in a serving dish. MIX the sugar and water
until dissolved and toss gently with the fruit to coat.
SERVE by itself or with a scoop of ice cream, fresh or
frozen yogurt, or sorbet .
For a simple, yet exotic, warm fruit compote, combine
the grapes, mango and honeydew melon in a saucepan with
½ cup of either orange or pineapple juice, 1
tablespoon brown sugar, 3 drops of vanilla essence and
a pinch of cinnamon (add 2 tablespoons Cointreau or
rum if desired). Simmer gently, covered, for 10 minutes,
stirring now and then. Serve the warm compote topped
with a scoop of ice cream, fresh or frozen yogurt, or
sorbet for a refreshing temperature contrast.