Farmers Daughter Herbs

minted-grapefruit-sorbet 3/4 cup superfine sugar

1/2 cup water

Juice of 2 grapefruits

Juice of 1 lime

1 tbsp. finely chopped Fresh Mint leaves

2 egg whites

3 kiwifruit

Sprigs of Fresh Mint to decorate


In a saucepan, gently heat sugar in water until dissolved, then boil for 5 minutes. Pour into freezerproof container, cover and freeze until half frozen, about 2 to 3 hours. Spoon into a cold bowl. Whip egg whites to form stiff peaks. Fold into half-frozen mixture. Return to container, cover and freeze until just firm. Turn into cold bowl, beat until smooth, then freeze until required. To serve, puree kiwifruit and pour over 4 dessert plates. Using 2 dessert spoons, scoop out ovals of sorbet and arrange 3 on each plate. Decorate with mint sprigs.

Makes 4 servings.