• This is a fancier version of the usual store-bought fruit juice – simply add a shot or two of alcohol and you’ve got yourself a quick and easy fruity cocktail.

    Recipe by Illanique van Aswegen

    Photograph by Henk Hattingh

    Pawpaw, melon and blueberry cooler


    • 1kg pawpaw, peeled, seeded and chopped
    • 300g melon, peeled, seeded and chopped
    • 500ml (2 cups) orange juice
    • 120g blueberries
    • ice, to serve
    • fresh mint sprigs, to serve



    Place the pawpaw, melon and orange juice in a blender and purée until smooth.


    Stir in the blueberries and serve over lots of ice, garnished with fresh mint.

    Imka Webb

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