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Tropical Fruit Salad

Food | January 14, 2017 | Nik Manojlovich
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One bite and you’ll understand what all the fuss is about – a TROPICAL FRUIT SALAD enhanced with the flavour and fragrance of rosewater… fantastic!

There are many elements to this fresh TROPICAL FRUIT SALAD that make it wonderful. Here are our top three:

1) FRUIT – We love the combination of pineapple, papaya, mango and pomegranate. Speak with your produce or fruit purveyor and ask them to guide you to pieces of fruit that are fully ripened; this is essential to the desired flavour profile.

2) FLAVOUR ENHANCER – Adding a flavour enhancer – in this case a liquid mixture – boosts the taste of the fresh fruit. The enhancer for this salad includes honey for a subtle sweetness. Feel free to adjust the amount of honey to your salad to your personal taste.

3) ROSEWATER – I also included rosewater in the flavour enhancer as a way of coaxing the sweetness from the fruit. This heady-fragranced ingredient is unique and especially memorable in the salad. I’m hoping your favourite grocery store carries this ingredient in their ethnic or specialty food section.

Prepare this TROPICAL FRUIT SALAD and enjoy a truly unique flavour journey. It’s like sending your taste buds on a tropical holiday!

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2 Responses to “Tropical Fruit Salad”

  1. […] Although this cheesy ham and cheese breakfast casserole is a complete meal, we’re hoping you and your guests pair it with one of our fresh fruit salads. Serve it with our CHERRY MOJITO SALAD, our CITRUS AMBROSIA or our TROPICAL FRUIT SALAD. […]

  2. […] our ABC SMOOTHIE or our ROOT 4 JUICE. I also love serving this main with something fresh like our TROPICAL FRUIT SALAD. Sheesh! Is anyone else getting hungry out […]

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Ingredients & Amounts

  • 1 pineapple, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 papaya, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 mango, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • seeds from ½ pomegranate
  • For the enhancer:
  • 2 ounces of orange juice
  • 1 ounce of rosewater
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • toasted coconut flakes, garnish

Instructions

  1. Prepare fresh fruit and place into a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Place ingredients for flavour enhancer in measuring cup and stir until honey dissolves.
  3. Pour enhancer over fresh fruit and stir gently until all ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Serve into small fruit bowls and garnish with a sprinkling of toasted coconut. Serve immediately.
Listen on MUSIC

Listening to great music is an important part of every Weekend at the Cottage! Here’s a wonderful collection of music I suggest you listen to while preparing and enjoying this flavourful salad. Enjoy the Buena Vista Social Club and their tropical vibe! Head to iTunes to download this album to your collection.

Nik Manojlovich

Nik is the creator, host and brains behind Weekend at the Cottage. He loves sharing his wisdom and experience about the things that interest him most.

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