One Cantaloupe melon can make between 6-8 boats.
1 cantaloupe melon
2 grapes for each melon
2 olives for each melon
1 thin slice of orange for each melon
5 toothpicks for each melon
1 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon cornstarch with 3 tablespoons cold water
Method of preparation
1-Cut the melons in half and scoop out the seeds then cut the melons into wedges
2-slice slowly along the base of the melon wedge removing the skin then cut the melon length ways into 1 inch cubes.
3- Push the melon cubes out slightly to give them a little space.
4- In a small saucepan add the orange juice and turn up the heat.
5- In a small cup add the cornstarch with water and mix well, then add to the orange juice before it gets warm. The orange juice with thicken into a sauce once it starts to boil slightly. Then take it off the heat and let it cool slightly
6- Put a toothpick through the orange, grapes and olives and add to each cube of melon making sure the orange is in the middle acting as the sail.
7-In a small appetizer plate add enough orange sauce to coat the plate acting as the sea then place the melon wedge on top. Enjoy!