Grapefruit and Melon Cocktail


  • 2 pink grapefruit

  • 1 small Charentais melon

  • 1 small Ogen melon

  • 60ml/ 4 tbsp orange juice

  • 60ml/ 4 tbsp red vermouth

  • Seeds from ½ pomegranates

  • Mint sprigs, to garnish


  1. Squeeze out juice of 1 orange. Set aside.

  2. Cut the melons lengthways and remove the seeds. Cut into wedges and take away melon skins. Slice the melon into a slightly large bite size. Set aside.

  3. Remove the peel and pitch of grapefruit. Put a plate under the grapefruit to catch the juice released while cutting the center of grapefruit membranes to release segments.

  4. Add in orange juice and vermouth into the grapefruit juice. Stir to mix.

  5. Place the melon slices and grapefruit segments in serving plates. Spoon over the mixed orange juice, vermouth and grapefruit juice to the serving plates.

  6. Spread the pomegranate seeds to the serving plates and garnish with few leaves of mint sprigs before serving.

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