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Papaya with Swallow's Nest I
Fruits, Desserts, and Other Sweet Foods
|Papaya with Swallow's Nest I|
1 Tablespoon dried bird's nest (also known as swallow's nest)
1 ripe papaya
1 envelope gelatin
1 tablespoon sugar
1. Soak bird’s nest and remove any tiny feathers or other debris. Then put it into a pot with two cups of water and simmer for two hours. Drain well.
2. Cut papaya in half the long way and remove the seeds. Set this aside.
3. Mix gelatine and sugar and four ounces of water, add bird’s nest and bring to the boil, then set aside and allow to cool. When set, pour onto half of the papaya, cover with the other half and wrap it with plastic food wrap. Freeze for two hours or until hard. Then cut into thick slices and put them out onto a pretty platter and serve.