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Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:29 PM


Because it's too hot for anything else and that's what the kids asked for?

#2 **Xena**

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:31 PM

Hell yes it is. I still remember getting to have Fruit Salad for tea one really hot night when I was a kid.


Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:34 PM

I recall that too Xena!

Very refreshing!

#4 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:35 PM

As long as there are no sultanas in it....

#5 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:39 PM

Sounds perfect as long as there is passionfruit in it, and watermelon!!

#6 Cindy1014

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:42 PM

We have started doing this! my DD ( 9) and I cut up a big plate of fruit and my 20 month old son and husband dish out lashings of different flavored yogurt then we grab the picnic rug and go sit out in the backyard and have a picnic dinner  biggrin.gif  

We do the same with a cheese platter or cut veggies and dips too.. nice, simple and quick dinners that are very much enjoyed by all !

#7 MuppetGirl

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:46 PM

Fruit salad and yoghurt drizzled with passionfruit pulp. Yum!

In the absence of yoghurt whipped cream works a treat... wwhistle.gif

#8 **Xena**

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:49 PM

DH and I sometimes to cheese, cracker, cold meats and fruit on hot nights. Kids love it!!

#9 BadCat

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:52 PM

I ate a piece of cheese and two plums for dinner the other night.  So yeah, I'm not going to tell you fruit salad is wrong.  laughing2.gif

#10 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:54 PM

Sure, especially with ice cream or whipped cream.

#11 *~Sam*G~*

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:55 PM

I think its perfectly ok, save's cooking over a hot stove when its already hot enough

#12 Breeder

Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:07 PM

Dinner and dessert in one.

#13 wenchwitch

Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:14 PM

Chop the fruit up arrange on a plate add a pice of bread and butter and it's a mezze plate - very fancy dontcha know. In our house otherwise known as messy plate and can contain any fruit and left overs or bits and bobs you have lying around. Dd aged 7 is a known culinary master in creating messy plates for everyone. Yay winning !

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