Chilled mangoes with berries and lemon rosewater syrup

Chilled mangoes with berries and lemon rosewater syrup
Chilled mangoes with berries and lemon rosewater syrup Photo: Sahlan Hayes
Dietary
Vegetarian

Delicate sweetness.

Ingredients

1 cup water

1 cup caster sugar

1 tbsp lemon juice 

2 tsp rosewater

2 large ripe mangoes (peeled and cut into 2cm cubes)

1 punnet strawberries (hulled and halved)

1 punnet blueberries in a bowl

vanilla bean ice-cream

Method

Combine 1 cup water and 1 cup caster sugar in a saucepan and stir over low heat until sugar has dissolved, then bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cool to room temperature, then stir in 1 tbsp lemon juice and 2 tsp rosewater. Combine 2 large ripe mangoes (peeled and cut into 2cm cubes) with 1 punnet strawberries (hulled and halved) and 1 punnet blueberries in a bowl. Cover and chill. To serve, divide fruit between four serving glasses and drizzle with rosewater syrup. Top with a scoop of vanilla bean ice-cream.

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