Recipe and image courtesy of Australian Papaya
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.