Summer and watermelon. I've waxed lyrical about it before (find some related watermelon posts from salads to a vokatini here), and am afraid may launch into the same well-worn but heartily merry jingle each summer anew. Watermelon fish and giraffe are a fun food to make and share with kids. All displayed on beautiful, botanical platterware from Mustardseed and Moonshine
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It appears, summer has decided to bare some skin and peek over the mountain in Cape Town - after an infuriating game of now you see me, now you don't. What better way to celebrate summer (and the upcoming weekend- rumoured to be smokin' hot) than with ice cold in-season watermelon and chilled vodka cocktail - a watermelon vodkatini. Add a handful of raspberries and you're rosy. There's no sieving, shaking, and barely any stirring here, unless you insist.
As we continue to enjoy warm days in the Cape, I make a quick, refreshing watermelon salad to be enjoyed as a starter or part of an Autumn feast.
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