Monday, April 26, 2004

Chilli & Vanilla Syrup with Fresh Mango

Serves 4

1 cup sugar
1 vanilla bean, split lengthways
1 large red chilli, seeded & finely chopped
2 cups water
1 lime, juiced
3 mangos, peeled & flesh cut into thick strips
lime sorbet (bought or home-made)

Put sugar, vanilla bean & chilli into small saucepan with water.
Bring to boil then reduce heat & allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
Allow to cool then stir in lime juice.
Divide mango between 4 chilled bowls & top with scoops of lime sorbet.
Drizzle over chilli syrup & serve immediately.