STONE FRUIT SKEWERS WITH MINT GRANITA
Cooking time 15 minutes plus extra for freezing Serves 4 FOR THE GRANITA: 200g (1 cup) sugar 250ml (1 cup) water 500ml (2 cups) grapefruit juice 15ml (1 tbsp) fresh mint, chopped Zest of 1 lemon FOR THE FRUIT SKEWERS: 4 plums, halved 4 peaches or nectarines, quartered For the granita, heat the sugar, water and juice in a saucepan until it boils. Stir to dissolve the sugar. Allow to cool, then mix in the mint and zest. Pour into a shallow dish and freeze for at least 6 hours, scraping the surface with a fork every 2 hours to form a grainy texture. For the skewers, heat a griddle pan to hot. Divide the fruit between 4 skewers and lightly grill the fruit on all sides until tender. Serve with the granita on the side.