Summer sips

                                   Summer - Lemon grass cooler                  


1 cup chopped lemon grass 
2 cups water 
1 cup sugar 
1 tbsp grated palm sugar
½ cup lemon juice
Soda water 
Mint leaves and a slice of lemon to garnish
Put lemon grass and 1 cup water into a saucepan and bring to a boil, take off heat, pour into a jug and let cool into a tea.

In the saucepan add sugar, and the other cup of water, bring to the boil stirring till sugar is dissolved. Boil for 5 minutes, cool and add to lemon grass tea. Refrigerate. 

Before serving, add lemon juice. Pour the desired amount into glasses and top with soda water. Garnish with mint and lemon slice. 

Summer - Cucumber cooler


  1. Add mint, lime, gin, and sugar (if using) to shaker and muddle.
  2. Add cucumber slices to shaker and shake vigorously.
  3. Pour mixture over glass filled with ice and top with tonic water.
  4. Stir, let set for a few minutes for the flavors to enhance and enjoy.
You can replace the Gin with Lemonade or any other flavour of your choice.

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