Category : Desserts
Author : LarryC
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Date : 25/08/2009
4 cups Casaba Melon (balls or sliced) chilled 1/2 cup water1/2 cup white wine1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup mint1 tbsp whole black peppercorns 1/4 cup orange juiceOrange zest
n a small sauce pan stir together the water, wine, sugar, orange zest, peppercorns and mint. Boil the mixture, stirring until the sugar is dissolved and simmer about 4-5 minutes. Strain the syrup through a fine sieve set over a bowl, pressing hard on the solids to extract all the flavors out, and chill until cold. Stir the orange juice into the syrup. In a serving bowl toss the melon balls with the syrup and garnish with fresh mint sprigs.
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