“Sweet Table of Summer,” 17 1/2” x 13 1/2”, collagraph/ carborundum and embossing monoprint on BFK and photopolymer etching on organza, 2012

Bohrer, Clara

Cream of Papaya

This is a quick-to-prepare summer dessert and it is a very popular dessert in Brazil.
1 ripe red papaya
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
1 tbsp. Crème de Cassis
1 sprig of mint for decoration
Peel papaya and remove seeds. Cut in small pieces.
Put in a blender with ice-cream and Crème de Cassis. Blend well
until smooth.
Pour into small bowls and decorate with mint.
The mix of flavors and colors (orange papaya and purple liqueur) is
If you don’t want it to be alcoholic, use cassis syrup instead. You can
reduce the calories by using light ice-cream.
If the papaya is a large one, double the amount of other ingredients.