Tag Archives: caster sugar

Making Ginger Beer

A refreshing drink on a hot summer’s day served cool with ice and a sprig of mint. Ingredients 1 Tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp dried yeast 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup caster sugar 1.25 L boiling water … Continue reading

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Spicey Mango Chutney

My husband Tony made this yesterday. Sorry my blog still is not accepting photos. Spicey chutney; Ingredients 5 under-ripe mangos peeled and chopped, 330 gms caster sugar, 400 mls vinegar, 2 chillies 2 garlic cloves sliced, 1Tbsp grated fresh ginger, … Continue reading

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Pineapple, Lime and Mint Granita

Another good, quick and easy recipe from Peat in Spain. He says he got it from the Guardian. Ingredients 350 g pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped 60 g caster sugar 1 lime, zest and juice 10 mint leaves, washed and … Continue reading

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Refreshing Apple Drink

This drink is non alcoholic. The alcohol burns off as steam before the water evaporates. Ingredients 2 fl oz 60 ml apple brandy 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped 1 cinnamon stick 2 oz 50 g caster sugar 1 red … Continue reading

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