Tag: herbal drinks

Cheers, New Year’s !

Some countries make elaborate feasts of national dishes which are eaten close to midnight. Others focus more on the social side of things, often involving the consumption of plenty of alcohol. Since drinking is a big part of most celebrations here are a few herbal drink recipes you might...

Herb Liqueur

Ingredients: 600ml gin or vodka 350g caster sugar 450ml boiling water 1 small orange thinly peeled rind of 1 lemon 2 cinnamon sticks 1 vanilla pod 4 cardamom pods 5 juniper berries 4 cloves Pinch tea leaves 4 bay leaves 2 sprigs rosemary 3 sage leaves 2 sprigs thyme...

Herbal drinks – A modern take on ancient recipes

Hello Herb Lovers, On Sunday Pixie Boy and I went to the Northey Street Organic Markets in Windsor (Brisbane).  After we had our usual Tibetan Morning Rice for breakfast – creamed rice with goji berries, pistachios, orange syrup and whipped cream – we went on a bit of a...

Lemon Barley – An old favourite still tastes great

Hello Herb Lovers, I recently made some additions to the Herbology library and while I was perusing some wonderful new herb recipes I came across the old favourite – Lemon Barley Syrup.  There was barley in the pantry, bay leaves on the tree and fresh lemons in the fruit...

Heb Liqueur

Herb Liqueur 600ml gin or vodka 350g caster sugar450ml boiling water1 small orange thinly peeled rind of 1 lemon 2 cinnamon sticks 1 vanilla pod 4 cardamom pods 5 juniper berries 4 cloves Pinch tea leaves 4 bay leaves 2 sprigs rosemary 3 sage leaves 2 sprigs thyme 1...