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is a really refreshing sorbet with a naughty little
bite to it - hot and cold at the same time, with subtle
fragrant Thai flavours.
100 ml water
1 birdseye chilli, finely chopped
1 stick of lemon grass finely chopped
1 cork sized piece of galangal roughly chopped
3 or 4 lime leaves with edges torn
zest of 3 limes - reserve the juice for later
handful grated coconut
1 can of coconut milk or carton of coconut cream
a syrup by dissolving the sugar in the water over
all the sugar is dissolved add the flavouring ingredients
to the liquid - that is everything except the lime
juice and coconut products.
the syrup slowly until boiling then simmer for 10
minutes or so.
to cool and steep for an hour or two.
add the lime juice and juice of half a lemon, along
with the coconut.
the whole thing in an ice cream maker or in the freezer
and stir every two hours or so until frozen and well
If you can't get hold of any of the Thai ingredients
locally, try www.thai4uk.com