½ cantaloupe melon
2 pieces stem ginger in syrup
a few ice cubes
300ml/½ pint/1¼ cups dry ginger ale, chilled
1 Cut the melon into slices and remove the skin. Discard the seeds and roughly chop the flesh.
2 Peel the lemon, removing the white pith. Chop the lemon roughly, discarding any pips.
3 Chop the ginger and put in a blender with the melon and lemon. Blitz until smooth.
4 Pour into two tall glasses and add some ice cubes. Top up with dry ginger ale and serve.