※ Lemon, Honey & Ginger Cordial

A natural and delicious hot beverage, a wonderful pick me if you have a cold or 'flu.  
Drink this with mineral or soda water for a ginger beer style drink which is thirst-quenching and refreshing.

Ingredients: Organic honey, lemons, root ginger 

pictured here served with San Pellegrino mineral water.

2 cups sugar
2 cups water
1 strip lime or lemon rind
1 large ginger root, chopped
2 tsp cream of tartar
2 tsp honey
1 cup lemon or lime juice

Boil the water, sugar, ginger, honey, rind and cream of tartar for 5 minutes. Add the lemon or lime juice. Bring to the boil again.

Take off the heat, strain and pour into a sterilized bottle.

Use like ordinary cordial, either with iced water for a cooling drink, or hot water for a warming drink on a winter's night.

(Note: this cordial should last for several weeks in the fridge. However, if it bubbles or looks odd, throw it out.)


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