Walking underneath a Kiwi crop is like a scene from aliens, pods hanging from trees heavy with the weight of this delicious and nutritious fruit that is high in vitamin C and digestive enzymes.
The fruit has a sweet taste, similar to a mixture of banana, pineapple and strawberry.
60ml Cointreau, or other orange flavored liqueur
120ml fresh lime juice
4 kiwi fruit green or gold or mixed
Sea salt (for the rim)
1 lime wedge to garnish
Dash sugar syrup (optional) (sugar syrup for cocktails = equal portions sugar and water boiled for 5 mins and cooled)
Sliced Gold Kiwifruit for garnish
Place sea salt in a shallow saucer. Wet the rims of two margarita glasses with the lime wedge, and dip rims in the salt.
Put Tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice in a blender and blend well with a dash of sugar syrup. Add chopped kiwifruit. Blend just until combined being careful not to over blend as crushed kiwi seeds can taste bitter.Add two handfuls of ice and blend again. (optional).
To serve, pour into prepared margarita glasses and garnish with kiwifruit or lime slices.