Ginger and lime shaved ice with mango syrup

AT A GLANCE

  • Serves 6 people

You'll need to begin this recipe the day before.

  • 220 gm (1 cup) caster sugar
  • 145 gm liquid glucose (see note)
  • 10 cm piece of ginger, cut into julienne
  • 5 kaffir lime leaves, coarsely torn
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
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  • Mango syrup
  • 550 gm (about 2 large mangoes) mango flesh, coarsely chopped
  • 120 gm light palm sugar, crushed
  • 60 gm caster sugar
  • 50 ml lime juice
01   Combine sugar, glucose, ginger, lime leaves, lime juice and 3 cups water in a saucepan. Stir over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil, remove from heat, cool to room temperature and strain into a 7.5cm x 23cm metal cake pan and freeze overnight.
02   For mango syrup, combine ingredients and 1 cup water in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, strain through a muslin-lined sieve into a bowl, discarding solids and cool completely. Makes about 2 cups.
03   To serve, shave ice using a sharp knife, spoon into bowls and drizzle with syrup.

Note Liquid glucose is available from the baking section of supermarkets and health food stores.

Recipe:

EMMA KNOWLES

Photography:

CHRIS CHEN

Styling:

EMMA KNOWLES

FEATURED IN

Jan 2007

Jan 2007

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