A cocktail without alcohol, by TV chef Mathijs Vrieze. Really refreshing on hot summer days. Fresh coconut water is the ultimate thirst-quencher.
Open the drinking coconut by making two holes at the top with a screwdriver. Pour out the coconut water and collect it in two glasses.
Finely grate the green part of the peel of one lime. Halve two limes and squeeze out the juice. Divide between the two glasses.
Take a piece of watermelon and grate it with a fine grater so that you get watermelon puree. Stir the watermelon juice, lime juice and grated lime peel into the coconut water. Cut a slice of watermelon into small cubes as a garnish.
Another great idea is to add basil seeds, which resemble the seeds of passion fruit. Mathijs got this idea from a cocktail he drank in Bali. Basil seeds can be bought at Asian supermarkets and can be found with the spices; they are called Biji Selasih. Rehydrate the seeds briefly in warm water, a small layer will form around the seeds. These are the dots you can see in the picture. Enjoy your non-alcoholic cocktail!