I’m feeling pretty rotten this week. I have been struck down with the dreaded flu for four days and cannot stand it much longer.
My mum was kind enough to tell me about her best friends recipe for a drink that she makes to cure the flu.
‘Aunt’ Elises’ advice was to heat ginger beer mixed with two disprins, a shot of brandy and a squeeze of lemon.
I managed to drag myself out of the house to get the ingredients and I felt much better doing so.
It did tinker with the recipe. I made a cordial infused with the tamarind, vanilla, ginger and lime. When I was ready for my potion I heated the ginger beer, stirred in some of the cordial to taste and served it up with freshly sliced ginger, mint and lime. It worked a treat; the fresh ginger helped clear my head and the