RED FRUIT SALAD WITH SPICED YOGHURT
SERVES 4 PREP + COOK 15 MINS + COOLING & REFRIGERATION ½ cup water 2 tbsp honey 1 cinnamon stick 3cm piece fresh ginger, cut into thin matchsticks 2 cardamom pods, bruised 2 whole cloves 1 whole star anise 500g piece watermelon, rind removed, cut into small wedges 250g strawberries, halved 250g red seedless grapes, halved 250g cherries, halved, seeds removed 1½ cups Greek-style yoghurt ¼ cup slivered pistachios micro herbs, to serve (optional)
Stir water, honey, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves and star anise in a small saucepan over medium heat until honey dissolves. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, 2 mins until liquid reduces by half. Remove from heat. Cool completely.
Combine watermelon, strawberries, grapes and cherries in a bowl. Drizzle with half the cooled syrup. Refrigerate 10 mins. Stir remaining syrup through yoghurt. Serve fruit salad topped with pistachios and micro herbs, along with the yoghurt mixture.