Watermelon Fruit Medley
This recipe is ideal as a sharing dessert and makes a lovely centerpiece for a casual dinner party or for a picnic at the beach (easily portable).
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: European
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 large watermelon
  • 2 large sweet oranges
  • 150g strawberries
  • 150g blueberries
  • 4 white flat peaches or ripe nectarines
  • Several sprigs of mint
  1. Slice top of watermelon.
  2. Set aside top, and gently remove the flesh from the inside making sure no black seeds are remaining. Set flesh aside.
  3. Peel and remove pith from oranges and slice into segments.
  4. Wash and slice all stone fruits
  5. Wash and de-hull strawberries then slice in half.
  6. Wash and snip mint leaves.
  7. Place all fruit back in hulled-out melon shell, top with mint leaves and keep chilled in fridge before serving
  8. Serve with a bowl of crème fraiche (drizzled with honey) and a small glass of chilled white sweet wine such as Barsac or Sauternes.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at https://www.edinburghfoody.com/2019/08/06/cooks-notes-funky-melons-summer-is-still-here/