Watermelon and lychee salad
11/2 kg watermelon, pitted and cut into small pieces
16 lychees, peeled and seeds removed
11/2 cups caster sugar
11/2 cups water
4cm ginger, julienned
4 tbsp lime juice
2 tsp finely grated lime rind
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
1 cup cream
1 cup greek-style yogurt
2 tsp white sesame seeds, toasted
Place watermelon, lychees and raspberries in a large bowl.
Combine sugar and water in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave on high for 3 mins or until sugar dissolves and syrup is hot. Remove the bowl from the microwave and add lime juice, lime rind, vanilla paste and ginger to it. Cool mixture over a bowl of ice.
Pour it over the fruit mixture.
Beat cream and yogurt together with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Serve fruit salad with yogurt cream, garnished with sesame seeds.