Thursday, 17 May 2007

Making Lemon Barley water

E & R have both come down with colds, to one degree or another. Hence, my kitchen has turned into a prodution line for Lemon Barley water. It is wonderfully soothing, &, of course, full of Vitamin C.

Lemon Barley Water

3 Pints of water

3 Lemons (Pref. Organic, unwaxed)

3oz Pearl Barley

3oz Castor Sugar

Gently heat the water & sugar, stirring untill sugar disolves. Peel the lemons, taking care not to have any pith on the rind. Juice the lemons. Add the rind & the barley to the heated sugar water mix. Simmer for 30 minutes. Leave to cool & stir in the lemon juice. Enjoy!

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