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Fruit salad with star-anise syrup

Fruit salad with star-anise syrup



1.Halve, peel and chop melon coarsely. Cut strawberries in half. Seed cherries; place fruit in large bowl.
2.Bruise cardamom pods, place in small saucepan with star anise, sugar, juice and the water. Stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar dissolves.
3.Pour warm syrup over fruit, refrigerate, covered, about 30 minutes or until cold.

You can make the syrup up to two days ahead and refrigerate, covered, until ready to use. Reheat before pouring over the fruit. You can use this syrup with any fruit, for instance, a selection of tropical varieties such as carambola, rambutan, pineapple, mango or mangosteen.


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