• 1 medium red papaya (peeled, deseeded & cut into chunks)
  • 4 tbsp dried cranberries
  • 1 lime (juiced & strips of zest)
  • 2 cinnamon quills
  • 2 star anise
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups water


Pour water into a saucepan, add sugar, lime juice and lime zest, cinnamon quills and star anise. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add red papaya and cranberries, bring back to the boil and simmer for a further 2-3 minutes.

Turn off the heat and set aside to cool.

Can be eaten with cereal for breakfast or with ice cream for dessert.