Hot Ginger Turmeric Toddy

Hot Ginger Turmeric Toddy

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Hot Ginger Turmeric Toddy

  • Author: chris
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: beverage, mocktail, tea
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

Foggy winter night, huddled around the fireplace?  This goes perfectly – and is super healthy


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 tspn ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tspn chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbspn honey
  • Dash of lemon juice
  • Lemon zest to garnish

Instructions

  1. Bring water to boil in a small saucepan
  2. Add turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, honey, lemon
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes
  5. Strain into large glass, add lemon zest as a garnish

Keywords: honey, lemon, turmeric, ginger

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A lovely alternative to mulled-wine flavours – it really was a foggy evening.

Italian Spritz

Italian Spritz

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Lyre’s Amalfi Spritz

  • Author: chris
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: beverage, mocktail
  • Method: pour
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

I’ll never win awards for my presentation – but I’ll have fun and a lovely taste in my mouth, and that’s what really matters.  

This one wins for convenience – if you’ve got a stash of some Lyres non-alcoholic Classico (prosecco) cans and Lyre’s Italian Spritz in the cupboard, all you need to do is remember to put the Classico in the fridge.   Can’t hurt to have an orange for garnishing, as well. Next time.


Ingredients

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The offical proportions at https://lyres.com.au/recipes/non-alcoholic-aperol-spritz-mocktail-recipe are as per traditional spritzes – equal parts prosecco and spritz, with soda water for additional fizz:  

  • 60mL Lyre’s Italian Spritz
  • 60mL Lyre’s Classico (a homage to prosecco)
  • 30mL premium bottled soda water

I lean towards more prosecco and general laziness, so I used:

  • 2/3 Classico
  • 1/3 Italian Spritz

Instructions

  1. Add ice cubes to your glass until almost full
  2. Add 1/3 Lyre’s Italian Spritz
  3. Full with Lyre’s Classico to taste
  4. Garnish with orange slice

 


Keywords: aperol, spritz, prosecco, amalfi

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The easy-as ingredients:

Mandarin Agua Fresca

Mandarin Agua Fresca

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Mandarin Agua Fresca

  • Author: chris
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: beverage, mocktail
  • Method: blend
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

This one came from a glut of mandarins at home – we bought a bag two weeks in a row and were a little slow in eating them, ending up with a surplus that had to be used quickly.
Using the basic agua fresca approach detailed at https://www.mistressofmocktails.com/agua-fresca/, the ingredients were simply  mandarins, water, agave syrup, lime – and I try to have limes around whenever I can.

Too nice to have alone, this is a recipe for 2.


Ingredients

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  • Reserve 2 mandarin segments as a garnish
  • 4 medium mandarins – enough to make 2 cupfuls
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tspn agave syrup
  • 1 lime, juiced

Instructions

  1. Blend the fruit, water and sweetener
  2. Sieve, if it looks too pulpy (I didn’t)
  3. Test for sweetness first and adjust if necessary
  4. Server over ice.

Keywords: mocktail, mandarin, agua fresca

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Here are the starting ingredients:

I used the glass I was serving in, as the measure for how many mandarins were required.

Seedlip Grove Margarita

Seedlip Grove Margarita

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Seedlip Grove Margarita

  • Author: chris
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: beverage, mocktail
  • Method: Shake
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

This is actually pretty good – the lime/syrup/salt combination is fantastic.

The recipe from the UK Seedlip site suggests using 50ml Seedlip to 20ml lime juice, but I found that a bit weak.
It’s also important to shake really well, to make sure the agave syrup mixes in.
I ended up with a final mouthful of strong lime, syrup and salt that was mind-blowingly awesome and authentic. Love that salt!

This is an excellent pre-dinner mocktail.


Ingredients

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  • 50ml Seedlip Grove
  • 50ml lime juice
  • 1 tbspn agave syrup
  • Ice to shake
  • Ice to serve
  • Salt to rim the glass

Instructions

  • Squeeze the limes until you have a good 50ml of juice.
  • Use the left-over lime half to moisten the rim of your serving glass
  • Dip the rim of the glass in a saucer of salt
  • Mix the ice, lime juice, agave syrup and Seedlip in a cocktail shaker and shake well
  • Strain and pour over fresh ice in a glass

 


Notes

Seriously – that combination of salt, lime and agave syrup is mind-blowing

Keywords: margarita

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Plus & Minus Blanc de Blanc

Plus & Minus Blanc de Blanc

Not bad. Not too sweet, crisp and dry.

It’s not your standard sparkling grape drink – it clearly has aspirations to being a champagne-alternative.
With the benefit of grape seed extract for good health 🙂
Notes of citrus and apple.

I’ll buy it again – because it’s not as sweet as the others.

But it needs a little something extra – will go well with strawberries or a non-alcoholic spritz.

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