Gourmet: Fresh fruit salad with coconut milk and spices

- through Fabrice Groult

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General practitioner, acupuncturist, homeopath and gastronome, Dr. Michel Chast concocts recipes combining gluttony and well-being, compiled in his book co-written with Catherine Barry: Eat, meditate, enjoy. The secret to full health. For this new recipe, take a good bowl of freshness!

Fresh fruit salad with coconut milk and spices

Pour 4 personnes:
– 2 bananas
– 2 mangoes
– 2 ripe pears + 10 strawberries
– 1 can of coconut milk
– 1 star anise
– 1 teaspoon ground ginger
– 1 dessert spoon of curry powder
– 1 dessert spoon of turmeric
– 1 dessert spoon of ground cinnamon
– 1 pinch of allspice
– 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
– 5 cardamoms
– 4 cloves
– 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Dice the fruit and set aside.

In a saucepan, pour the coconut milk, then add all the spices and the brown sugar. Heat gently, without boiling, stirring for 15 to 20 minutes. Leave to cool, filter.

Pour over fruit, mixing well. Chill for 1 hour before serving.


Extract from free by Dr. Michel Chast and Catherine Barry, Eat, meditate, enjoy. The Secret to Full Health (Flammarion, 2016)

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Fabrice Groult

Fabrice Groult is an adventurer, photographer and Buddhist who has traveled the world since a young age. After studying Buddhism in India, he embarked on an eighteen-month journey through Asia that took him to the Himalayas, where he discovered his passion for photography. Since then, he has traveled the world capturing images of Buddhist beauty and wisdom. He was a guide for ten years, and is now a journalist with Buddhist News.

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