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Monday, 03 October 2011 16:18

Homemade Lemonade


1 ½ cups sugar

½ cup boiling water

1 tbsp grated lemon zest (grate lemon from the lemon only)

1 ½ cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 6-10 lemons)


Dissolve the sugar in the boiling water. Add lemon juice and zest, and stir well. Store in a covered container and refrigerate until ready to use.

To create your lemonade drink, pour 1/3 cup of the lemonade syrup over ¾ cup of iced water. Serve with ice cubes and a slice of lemon

Monday, 03 October 2011 16:26

Mulled Wine


2 cups water

1 cup sugar

4 cloves

1 cinnamon stick or 1tspn cinnamon

2 lemons

1 24oz bottle Claret

1 lemon stuck with cloves


Boil water and sugar, cloves and cinnamon for 5 minutes. Strain and ass thinly sliced lemons and stand for 10 minutes. Pour liquid back into the pan and add win. Heat slowly but don't boil. Pour into a heat proof jug, float clove stuck lemon on top and serve hot.

Monday, 03 October 2011 16:31

Traditional Eggnog


1 large egg

2 tsp sugar

1 cup milk

vanilla essence, to taste

1 shot brandy (optional)


Beat the egg, add sugar, milk and vanilla essence.

Blend thoroughly in a blender and serve with a sprinkling of finely grated nutmeg.


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