Fruit Sautéed with Ginger, Honey and Rum

This tangy, sweet delight is very quick to make and absolutely delightful to eat. You can use almost any fruit with this recipe.

1 Mango
1 Pear
1 cup Seedless Grapes
1/2 Papaya
4 Dried Apricots
1 Lime
1 Vanilla Bean, Seeds Scraped (or 1 tsp. extract)
4 tbsp. Honey
2 tbsp. Butter
3 inches Fresh Ginger
Dark Rum (optional)

1. Mix the small vanilla seeds (cut bean in half lengthwise, and scrape out seeds with the tip of a knife) with the honey.
2. Peel and cut mango, papaya, and pear. Cut lime (with skin on) into very thin slices. Peel and slice ginger into thin sticks.
3. Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add all fruits and ginger. Cook for about 5 minutes on a high flame. Then, lower flame, and add the vanilla honey. Stir delicately. Flambé with rum if desired. Serve right away with sorbet or ice-cream.

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