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Lebanese Fruit Cocktail

Welcome to July's Improv Cooking Challenge! This month we are taking advantage of all the delicious summer fruit available with the challenge to make something involving Kiwi & Pineapple. I love taking two everyday items and finding a way to fit it my international niche. This month kiwi & pineapple fit together well in this Lebanese Fruit Cocktail recipe.

This delicious fruit recipe is layers of fresh fruit and fruit puree or sorbet topped with ashta cream, shopped pistachios or almonds, and honey. I have a hard time finding rose and orange blossom waters, but I wanted something floral in the ashta cream so I made mine with elderflower blossom cordial.

Use whatever fresh fruit you like and/or have available. I used pineapple and kiwis of course, but also strawberries, blackberries, mangoes, and orange segments. Grapes, bananas, raspberries, cantaloupe, and dragon fruit are all popular in fruit cocktail. As is avocado, both cubed and pureed, it makes a gorgeous, thick, gr…

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