Passionfruit and pineapple ice170 gm caster sugar6passionfruit, pulp only500 gmpineapple, coarsely chopped2 tbsplime juiceVanilla lime ice-cream400 mlpouring cream2limes, zested rind and juice only1vanilla bean, split and scraped3egg yolks70 gmcaster sugar
Combine sugar and ½ cup of water in a small saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves, bring to the boil for 1 minute, cool. Process syrup, pulp, pineapple and lime juice until smooth, then push through a sieve. Churn in an ice-cream machine according to manufacturer’s instructions, spoon into a plastic wrap-lined 7.5cm x 23cm loaf pan and freeze for 6 hours or until firm.
For ice-cream, combine cream, rind, vanilla bean and seeds in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Whisk yolks, sugar and lime juice in a bowl until thick and pale. Whisk in hot cream mixture, return to pan and stir over low heat until mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon (do not boil). Pour into a bowl placed over ice, cool, then strain through a fine sieve. Churn in an ice-cream machine according to manufacturer’s instructions, spoon over ice and freeze for 6 hours or until firm. Turn out of pan, slice thickly and serve.