Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Ginger Up Your Pineapple
Ginger Up Your Cookery, Edited by Charles Seely, decorations by Kate Simunek, London 1977
Pear Mango Salad
1 small fresh pineapple; 225g creamed cottage cheese; 2 pears, peeled and cut in chunks; 1 mango, peeled and sliced; 1 ½ tblspn toasted, sliced Brazil nuts; 1 ½ tblspn sliced preserved ginger; sweet French dressing
Beginning at crown, cut pineapple in half lengthways. Scoop out fruit. In bottom of each half, place layer of cottage cheese. Remove core from pineapple and cut fruit into chunks. Place layer over the cottage cheese. Arrange a layer each of pears and mangoes over the pineapple. Top with a sprinkling of ginger and nuts, and serve with a sweet French dressing. Serves 4.