Cherries, plums and grapes are a great combination, their
flavours enlivened here by the addition of coriander, orange
liqueur and vanilla.
2 tspcoriander seeds40 mlGrand Marnier or Cointreau1 tbspraw caster sugar1orange, juiced and rind finely grated½lemon, juiced½vanilla bean, seeds scraped750 gmcherries, pitted4red plums, cut into thin wedges200 gmred grapes, halvedTo serve: shop-bought vanilla ice-cream, and brandy snaps
Dry-roast coriander seeds in a small frying pan over medium heat until fragrant (30 seconds), then lightly crush with a mortar and pestle. Transfer to a bowl, then add liqueur, sugar, orange rind, juices and vanilla seeds. Add cherries, crush lightly with a fork, then add plums and grapes, stir to combine and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes for flavours to develop.
Serve with scoops of vanilla ice-cream and scattered with coarsely crumbled brandy snaps.