Sacramento Fruit Bowl
|In 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, cook water, sugar, lemon juice, anise seeds and salt for 15 minutes, or until mixture becomes a light syrup. Refrigerate until syrup cools. Meanwhile, remove peel from pineapple, honeydew melon, cantalope. Cut pulp from pineapple and melons into bite-size chunks. Peel and section oranges. Slice nectarines and plums into wedges; do not peel. Slice grapes in half.|
In large bowl, combine fruits. Pour chilled syrup through strainer over the fruit. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, stirring occasionally.
TO SERVE: Peel and slice kiwi. Gently stir into the fruit mixture.