This week at I Heart Cooking Clubs (IHCC), the theme is "Wet Your Whistle!". It's a week of cocktail, mocktail, iced tea, fruit juices, smoothies.... a fun and slurpingly refreshing week!
I've made Mint Lime Surprise, a very refreshing drink. I've used fresh mint leaves from my garden pot, and wanted to use my calamansi limes, but they are not quite ready to be harvested yet, so I bought a few limes from the market instead. Slice the mint leaves thinly, juice the limes and mix everything in a jug. I've added a little more sugar to taste and press the mint leaves lightly with a spoon to extract the lovely minty flavour. The fresh mint leaves, the lime juice with the carbonated sparkling water, and with heaps of ice cubes, would perk you up on a hot, humid day. Made this as an after dinner refreshment drink, and it was welcome with huge grins!
(adapted from coles.com, Curtis Stone)
1/4 cup mint leaves, thinly sliced
Juice from 2 limes
2 cups sparkling wateer
1 tbsp sugar
Ice cubes, to serve
Place all ingredients into a jug, stir and serve. As an alternative to limes, try another citrus fruit or give melons and berries a go.
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Wet Your Whistle!