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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Honey Lemongrass Drink 蜂蜜香茅柠檬茶-清热润喉




Honey Lemongrass Drink 蜂蜜香茅柠檬茶, 清热润喉 - This healthy and refreshing drink is good for digestion. It helps to relieve sore throat, reduce body heat, relieves cold and flu.  




6 August 2014...

The only 'disease' that would bother me is sore throat. Since last night my throat wasn't feel good. This morning was bad. I was lucky as I managed to get some very fresh organic lemongrass from the hypermarket nearby my condo. I made this with 7 stalks of lemongrass only as I thought my boy may not like it because I added some lemon slices. To my surprise, he likes it and he told me mosquitoes will not bite him anymore! **because lemongrass repel mosquitoes** :) 

I'm happy that he likes it as this drink is not only helps to relieve sore throat, it's actually a healthy refreshing drinks on a hot day. 


2 January 2015
I have been making this as a 'weekly refreshing drink'. I add about 5-6 small rock sugar while boiling the lemongrass. When the drink is completely cooled, I add some honey to taste. 


Photo updated 2 January 2015


Ingredients:

1000ml Water

7- 8 stalks Fresh Lemongrass 

Rock Sugar (optional)

Honey (add to taste)

4 slices Lemon





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Method:

1. Wash, peel and smash the lemongrass.



2. Place lemongrass in a cooking pot and add in water. Bring to a boil.



3. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Add rock sugar if using. Remove from heat. Pour into a jug. Let it cool. (I speed up the process by placing the jug in ice water.)



4. Add lemon slices. When it's completely cooled, add honey to taste. Serve warm or chilled. If you like my recipe, click hereLIKE & FOLLOW Miki's Food Archives Facebook page to receive more recipe updates. Don't forget to change the setting to 'SEE FIRST' if you wish to see my post on your Facebook news feed. Enjoy!








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