As soon as the weather turns hot we find that we are looking for cooling drinks to replenish our thirst, so here are a few homemade BBC Good Food recipes you can make for you and your family:
This is such a classic recipe but it is also inexpensive and delicious, so it had to be on the list.
You will need 3 unwaxed lemons, 140g of caster sugar and 1 litre of cold water. Place the lemons, sugar and half the water in a food processor and blend. Then sieve into a bowl, squeezing out any left over juice and then add the rest of the water, chill and then serve in a jug.
You will need:
- 500g raspberries
- 500g caster sugar
- 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
For the method please follow this link http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2252647/raspberry-cordial
Elderflower, lemon & vanilla cordial
Homemade Elderflower cordial is very popular so we checked out this alternative.
- 1kg caster sugar
- 2 unwaxed organic lemons, halved, plus a strip of peel
- 1 vanilla pod, seeds reserved
- 1 tbsp citric acid powder or vitamin C powder
- about 40 fresh elderflowers, shaken free of bugs, lightly rinsed
For the method please follow this link http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2137638/elderflower-lemon-and-vanilla-cordial