Melon Cocktail

2016-12-23

Melon – Melon Cocktail

A melon is any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae with sweet edible, fleshy fruit. The word “melon” can refer to either the plant or specifically to the fruit. Botanically, a melon is a kind of berry, specifically a “pepo.

 

 

Ingredients:

Honeydew Melon:

Method:

1. Chill the melon thoroughly.
2. cut through the centre and remove the seeds.
3. Cut into sections in the shape of crescents (Cut in half then into 8 sections).
4. Serve on crushed ice with caster sugar and ground ginger separately.

Note:

The melon varieties available and the portions they yield are as follows:
Cantaloup 6-8 portions approximately
Honeydew 6-8 portions approximately
Charentais 2-4 portions cut in half across
Ogen 2-4 portions cut in half across

Melon Cocktail

2-4 Ptns

Ingredients:

Canteloup or honeydew
25 gm Caster sugar 

Method:

1. Cut the melons in half and remove the seeds.
2. Separate the flesh from the skin of the melon.
3. Cut into 15 mm dice or scoop out with a parisienne cutter.
4. Dust with caster sugar and liqueur if desired. Chill and serve in coupes.

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