Prophecy Six Series – Child of the Light – is on sale until April 14th. Since that is going on I thought I’d share with you a recipe that I’ve been using since writing book 2 – Children of Sirphan.
In book two – Children of Sirphan – during Liora’s Name Day, she spends some time working in the garden in Demor. While she is taking a break Marcia comes to keep her company under the shade of one of the merchant carts, offering the girl something to drink. This bitter-sweet liquid is called switchel, a drink similar to Kombucha but not as popular. Unlike Kombucha, Switchel relies on pre-fermented items to create the drink and is actually very simple to make.
Other name’s Switchel is known as is:
- Haymaker’s Punch
The drink is high in electrolyte and is very refreshing on a hot day. It does take time to aquire a taste for the stuff, but it is worth a try.
Now, without further delay. Here is the Ginger Honey Switchel recipe to make your own.
Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: N/A When to Make: Hot Days!
2 tbs apple cider vinegar (unfiltered)
3 tbs honey (raw)
2 inch piece of ginger root (fresh, peeled, and minced)
4 cups water (filtered)
1/2 of fresh lemon juice with zest
Items you’ll need:
Mince ginger, juice and zest lemon, and add to a large jar/jug. Add the rest of the ingredients mentioned above to the jug. Stir/ shake well until honey is dissolved. Place in refrigerator overnight. Next day shake well and pour over ice.