Sunday, April 17, 2011

Soft drink alternative

I've been trying to find an alternative to Coca Cola or beer for summer afternoons, and I think I may have found my solution.

This is iced Rooibos tea, with ginger and lemon. It's delicious! I made it without measuring, but here's roughly what i did.

  1. Peel and dice about 10 grams of fresh ginger root. Boil in a covered pot in two litres of water for 2 mins.
  2. Turn off heat and add a tablespoon of loose leaf rooibos (red) tea, the juice of 1 lemon and raw sugar to taste.
  3. Chill in fridge.
  4. Serve with ice (if you havent lost the ice tray over the winter) and fresh mint.


  1. Sounds refreshing!

  2. Yum! I love Rooibos & Ginger - will have to try this!