• 1/2 Charentaise melon or 1/2 local melon, peeled and diced

    • 50g (2 ounces) green seedless grapes

    • 1 red apple, cored but not peeled

    • 1 green apple, cored but not peeled

    • 1 oranges

    • 1 bananas

    • 25g (1 ounce) black currants, or blueberries

    • lemon juice

    • peach cordial, mixed with water to about 150ml (1/4 pint)

    • fresh mint sprigs

    • fresh angelica leaves


  1. Cut the apples into bite sized pieces and the bananas into slices – then squeeze a little lemon juice on them.

  2. Add the grapes, melon chunks, segmented orange and blackcurrants or blueberries if using.

  3. Pour the peach cordial and water (juice) over the fruit and leave to stand for at least an hour before serving.

  4. Garnish with fresh mint leaves or sprigs and angelica leaves. Serve with single pouring cream or yoghurt.