Recipe for Late Summer Honey Dew Melon Consomme

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on December 15, 2010 at 2:51 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 3 at 2:36 PM

Late Summer Honey Dew Melon Consommé

   With Summer Berries and Heirloom Tomatoes

 

Ingredients

 

1 each Medium Honey Dew Melon

2 each English Cucumber

1 each Cantaloupe Melon and / or Cassava

1 pint each Berries: Fresh Blackberry, Raspberry, Currants, Gooseberry, or other

1 pint Mixed Baby Heirloom Tomatoes

Approx. 2 quarts cold water

½- ¾ cup Honey as needed

As needed Fresh Parsley or Tarragon

Salt to taste

 

Method

 

·         Cut and skin Honey Dew melon large dice (reserve ¼ of melon for melon ball garnish)

·         Cut and seed English cucumbers medium dice skin on

·         Blend honey dew melon and cucumber with water and honey as needed on high speed in two batches staining mixture through chinoise strainer

·         Use kosher salt to taste to heighten melon flavor

 

Garnish

 

·         Melon ball additional melon of choice

·         Half heirloom tomatoes for garnish

·         Clean selected berries for garnish

·         Chopped herbs for garnish

 

Assembly

 

·         Place selected fruits and tomatoes in vessel of choice

·         Pour melon cucumber consommé over fruit slowly

Garnish with fresh herbs and serve

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