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Summer Melon Salsa Recipe

Chef Bruce Wood's Summer melon salsa

One large melon~cantaloupe, charentais, musk etc. though not watermelon
1" piece ginger, minced
1 small hot pepper, minced
one small red onion, minced and placed in a bowl with one tablespoon cane sugar and one tablespoon sherry or cider vinegar
juice and zest of one lime
8 fresh basil and 8 fresh mint leaves, finely shredded
pinch salt and pepper

    Peel and seed the melon and cut into 1" pieces.
    Place the melon in a bowl and combine with the remaining ingredients. Mix lightly and let rest for 30 minutes before using.

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