Sometimes all you need between helpings of winter stew or curry is something crisp and smooth to clear the palate, and as the novelty of our juicer and ice cream maker are still high on the “oh-wow-that’s-OUR’S”-scale I decided to make some kiwi and cucumber sorbet. It’s worth making and quite delicious.

This is what you need:

  • 1 Cucumber
  • 6 Kiwi fruit
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

 

With the help of our mighty new juicer:

This beast of a machine is so powerful, I have to hold it when I turn it on or it throws things across the room.
This beast of a machine is so powerful, I have to hold it when I turn it on or it throws things across the room.

And our new KitchenAid mixer and ice cream attachment:

12 -15 minutes in the KitchenAid. Perfect preparation time before a movie!
12 -15 minutes. Perfect preparation time before a movie!

and only using these innocent ingredients:

Fresh, crisp, ordered cucumber pieces lining up in single file for the slaughter... mwahahahaha
Fresh, crisp, ordered cucumber pieces lining up in single file for the slaughter… mwahahahaha
Someone once told me you can use Kiwis to wash your computer screen. Try it, it'll work as much for you as it did for me...
Someone once told me you can use Kiwis to wash your computer screen. Try it, it’ll work as much for you as it did for me…

And you can get a seriously good palate cleanser. Have fun.

The zingy smoothness works well as a palate cleanser. Add a few drops of vodka and you're off to the races.
The zingy smoothness works well as a palate cleanser. Add a few drops of vodka/gin and you’re off to the races.