Chilled passion fruit snow

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Orchards in the Oasis: Recipes, travel and memories

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2010

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This is my recreation of one of Andre’s mainstays, which everyone loved. Sometimes it’s possible to find large passion fruit - similar to the ones we had in Peru - if so, you will only need 4 or 5 of them.


  • 3 rounded tablespoons orange blossom or wildflower honey
  • juice of 2 large lemons
  • 2 level


Put the honey and lemon juice in a small saucepan and heat gently until the honey has melted. Remove from the heat, sprinkle in the gelatine and stir well until it has dissolved completely; if there are still lumps you can put the pan back over a very low heat but the mixture must not bubble. Set aside.

Put the egg yolks into a heatproof bowl that fits over a saucepan, or use a double b