An easy summer drinks recipe from Laura Calder:


INGREDIENTS
For the lemon syrup
2 cups sugar
Peel from 2 lemons, julienned, reserve lemon juice for drink
Fresh mint sprigs
Ice
Cold water





DIRECTIONS
Put the sugar and lemon peel in a saucepan with 2 cups water. Bring to a boil just 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, and cool. Store the syrup in a glass jar in the refrigerator.Put 1 tablespoon of lemon syrup in a glass with a few ice cubes and a sprig of fresh mint. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon. Stir in cold water, to taste. Sweeten with more syrup, if you like.

An easy summer drinks recipe from Laura Calder:

INGREDIENTS

  • For the lemon syrup
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Peel from 2 lemons, julienned, reserve lemon juice for drink
  • Fresh mint sprigs
  • Ice
  • Cold water

DIRECTIONS

Put the sugar and lemon peel in a saucepan with 2 cups water. Bring to a boil just 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, and cool. Store the syrup in a glass jar in the refrigerator.

Put 1 tablespoon of lemon syrup in a glass with a few ice cubes and a sprig of fresh mint. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon. Stir in cold water, to taste. Sweeten with more syrup, if you like.