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Always Good, Always Sweet

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Disclamer

Reza’s Ginger Juice

 Serves 2

 

Recipe by Reza Mahammad

Ingredients :

  • 15ml ginger juice
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • Selati sugar, or sweetener, to taste
  • 340ml ginger ale
  • 2g fresh ginger, julienned
  • 1 lemon, in wedges

Methods :

 Mix ginger juice, lemon, sugar or sweetener and stir until combined. Add ice cubes and top up with ginger ale. Garnish with fresh ginger and lemon wedges. 


Reza’s Ginger Juice

Rooibos coconut chai

 Serves 2

Recipe by Katelyn Williams

Ingredients :

  •  8 cardamom pods
  • 8 cloves
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 thumb-size piece fresh ginger, sliced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 4 rooibos tea bags
  • Selati sugar, or Sweetener, to taste

Methods :

 Place the cardamom, cloves, and peppercorns in a resealable plastic bag and crush with a heavy skillet.

Place the crushed spices in a medium saucepan, along with the cinnamon sticks, ginger, milk,  coconut milk and 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Remove from heat, add the tea bags, cover, and let steep for 10 minutes.

Strain into cups. Add Selati sugar or sweetener to taste.

 

*For a vegan or paleo-friendly version, replace all the milk with coconut milk


Rooibos coconut chai

Madiba’s Birthday Treat

Serves 1

 

Madiba would often speak highly of his wife’s cooking and in 1980 in a letter to her penned the following; “I remembered your birthday with a real feast. I put 4 teaspoons of Nesquik in a mug, 3 teaspoons of Milo, 2 teaspoons of brown sugar, and buried the whole mixture in hot water. It was a magnificent brew fit for a monarch.”

 

Recipe source: Hunger for Freedom by Anna Trapido

Ingredients :

4 tsp Nesquik powder

3 tsp Milo

2 tsp Selati brown sugar or Sweetener, to taste

150ml boiling water

Methods :

Combine the Nesquik, Milo and sugar or sweetener then add the boiling water.


Madiba’s Birthday Treat

World Cup Drinks

German apple tea punch (Gluehwein)

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Dulce de Leche coffee (Dulce de leche, a thick caramel spread is hugely popular in Argentina. Coffee culture is also big in Argentina, brought to Buenos Aires by the Italian immigrants.)

 

Ingredients :

German apple tea punch (Gluehwein)

Serves 2

2 cups apple juice

2 cups strong tea

1 lemon, peeled and juiced (peel reserved)

1 orange, peeled and juiced (peel reserved)

1 cinnamon stick

2 cloves

Selati Sweetener, to taste

 

 

Dulce de Leche coffee

Serves 2

1/4 cup dulce de leche or tinned caramel

2 cups strongly brewed coffee

1/3 cup cream

Selati sweetener, to taste

Grated chocolate, to garnish

 

Methods :

German apple tea punch

Slowly heat the apple juice and tea with the reserved peels and spices, being careful not to boil the liquid. Sweeten to taste, strain and serve in mugs.

Dulce de Leche coffee

Stir the caramel into the hot coffee until dissolved. Combine the cream with the sweetener and whip until stiff. Divide the coffee among 2 glasses and top with the whipped cream. Garnish with grated chocolate.


World Cup Drinks