Though not traditionally Indonesian, this sorbet is a good full stop to a meal that has been rich, spiced and filling. The combination of lime juice, zest and fragrant kaffir lime leaves (use fresh or frozen; dried won’t cut it here) mean it is at once nippy and floral. Very refreshing. Serve alongside fresh tropical fruits, or just as it is.
Put the sugar in a saucepan with the zest of one of the limes and the sliced lime leaves. Add
Squeeze the limes to get
If you have an ice-cream machine, churn and freeze according to instructions. Alternatively, transfer the syrup to a shallow container and freeze for about an hour, until the edges are frozen. Tip into a food processor, whizz to a slush and return to the freezer. Repeat a couple more times until you have a smooth sorbet. Return to the freezer for at least another hour.
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