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You'll need

2 each white and yellow peaches, cut into wedges 2 white nectarines, cut into wedges   Pinot and vanilla sorbet 150 gm caster sugar Seeds from 1 vanilla bean, reserve pod for pinot syru 500 ml pinot noir   Pinot syrup 110 gm (½ cup) caster sugar Rind of ½ orange, pith removed, cut into julienne 40 ml pinot noir


  • 01
  • For pinot and vanilla sorbet, combine sugar, vanilla seeds and 125ml hot water in a saucepan. Simmer over medium heat until sugar dissolves (1-2 minutes). Pour into a bowl placed over ice. Add pinot and stir until chilled (2-4 minutes), then churn in an ice-cream machine according to manufacturer’s instructions. Freeze until required.
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, for pinot syrup, combine sugar, rind, reserved vanilla pod and 2 tbsp hot water in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves (1-2 minutes), then pour into a bowl placed over ice. Stir until cool, then add pinot. Just before serving, add fruit and serve chilled with sorbet.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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  • Serves 6 people

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