Lemon & Ginger Cordial

RECIPE BY SARAH GLOVER • PHOTOGRAPHY BY LUISA BRIMBLE

 

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Ingredients

finely grated zest of 3 lemons
juice of 6 lemons
2 tablespoons finely grated ginger
1/2 cup agave nectar
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mint ice cubes (optional)
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Serves 4

DIRECTIONS

1: Place the lemon zest, lemon juice, ginger, agave and 1 litre water in a medium saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20–30 minutes or until reduced and well flavoured. Pour into a bottle and leave to cool completely before chilling in the fridge. 

2: Serve with mint ice cubes or any other herb you like.


Note:  I think I have a crush on making elixirs and other drinkables goodies. This was my first of many drinks. It’s perfect for a picnic or keep it in the kitchen fridge for those ‘unexpected adventures’.

Food & DrinksSarah Glover