Sorbet is essentially a frozen dessert made with water and some sort of flavouring. Derived from the Arabic word Sherbet (fruit juice) it is one of the easiest and healthiest dessert recipes that you can whip up in no time. While most store-bought sorbets are full of sugar and artificial flavouring home-made sorbets can be made with less sugar and with completely natural ingredients. In a lot of cuisines sorbets are served as palate cleansers in between different courses of a meal. Sorbets can be made with a variety of fruits the most popular ones being citrus fruits and berries.