Spicy Winter Warmer
Make your own, cold busting decoction, warming on winter days. Ginger, Cinnamon and Cloves are used to make this fragrant decoction. Its pungent spicy taste will warm you to the core. The natural antiseptic ginger, cloves and cinnamon provide a pleasant-tasting remedy that is excellent for fighting respitory infections. Restore your vitality during winter by making this spicy drink part of your daily routine, or replace your evening cocoa with this healthy, spicy decoction. You will need:
5cm Fresh Ginger Root
2 Whole Cinnamon Quills
1. Peel the ginger root and finely grate 4cm of it into a saucepan
2. Add the cinnamon quills, broken into smaller pieces.
3. Add the whole cloves and 300ml of water. Simmer for 15-20 minutes on a low heat.
4. Strain through a sieve, reserving all the liquid.
5. Add the honey to taste.
Ginger and Cinnamon stimulate the circulation and the digestion while Cloves have expectorant properties, making this decoction an ideal winter tonic.