Tonight, after dinner, I sadly cut the last slices of ‘cocomero’ (watermelon) that were left in the refrigerator. I knew this meant that the end of summer is here and soon we will be leaving the country house to open up our ‘pied a terre’ in the city.
Watermelon is one of my favorite flavors of summer. But this year it was almost a required fruit to eat to beat the extreme temperatures in Italy..nothing refreshes more than a cool slice of watermelon..my favorite souvenir of this year’s watermelons is a cool drink that is made with watermelon, white melon and Prosecco-or you can have it without alcohol.
Just puree approximately 1 cup of the fruit of a watermelon, then puree 1/2 cup of a white melon. Divide evenly into serving cocktail glasses, add in a spritz of Prosecco, a slice of fresh pineapple!
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