Drink

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    Instant Lychee Tea

    It was when I was making ‘Instant Iced Tea’, I realised that I could make Lychee Tea in the same way. I made ‘Jasmine Tea & Lychee Agar Jelly’ the other day and I saved the leftover syrup from the can of Lychees and froze it in an ice tray. Using the frozen Lychee Syrup, …

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    Instant Iced Tea

    I learned how to make Iced Tea from a song in a TV ad. It was decades ago and I still can sing it. The lyrics were in Japanese and the song goes like this. ♫ To make iced tea, make the tea stronger with less hot water, add sugar, place plenty of ice cubes …

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    Lychee Vanilla Milkshake

    The other day I made Lychee Tea using a can of Lychees in Syrup. I froze some leftover Lychees. Today I blended them with Milk and Vanilla Ice Cream. WOW! WOW! WOW! It was the best milkshake that I have ever tasted. Makes 1 Serving *300ml Ingredients 5 to 6 Lychees *plus extra for decoration1/2 …

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    Lychee Tea

    It was my daughter who introduced Lychee Tea to me. It was a very sweet but refreshing drink. I usually don’t enjoy very sweet drinks, but I enjoyed it. Fresh Lychees are not easy to find where I live, but Canned Lychees are available from many supermarket stores. I bought one from a Woolworths store. …

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    Lemon Syrup

    My method of making Basic Syrup is simple. I cook same amount of Water and Sugar until slightly thickens. You can make Lemon Syrup in the same way. Cook same amount of Lemon Juice and Sugar. I don’t cook it for too long, but you can simmer it down to make the Syrup thick. This …

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    Plain Lassi with Apple Cider Vinegar

    A few months ago, my husband tried cooking. His cooking is to follow every word in the recipe. One of the recipes he tried required Apple Cider Vinegar, which I didn’t have because I don’t use it for cooking. He only needed a very small amount and I said to him ordinary vinegar was good …

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    Chilled Milk with Whipped Coffee

    I wonder who invented this drink. I discovered it on the internet and many people are sharing the almost identical recipe. I was very skeptical about whipping up Instant Coffee mixed with Sugar, but I wanted to try. It was an experiment for me, so I tried with ordinary White Sugar, Caster Sugar and Powdered …

  • Drink Sweets

    Natural Green Mint Syrup

    I have some Mint plants in my herb garden and they are growing well even though it’s winter now. I don’t use Mint for cooking very often but I wanted to use those fragrant leaves for something. So, I made this Green Mint Syrup today. The green colour comes from Mint leaves. No artificial ingredients …

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    Blueberry Lassi

    I have been making Yoghurt at home for many years. We eat it mainly with Granola, however we stopped eating the very high-calorie Granola recently. We still should eat Yoghurt for health benefits. Lassi is a very quick & easy way to enjoy Yoghurt. I love to add Frozen Blueberries to it. I use my …

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    Lime Slices & Sugar

    My next-door neighbour old couple is so kind and they share their garden harvest with us. Recently they gave us many Limes, which were ripe and yellow. To be honest, I don’t use Limes for cooking very often. I decided to make a preserve. I simply packed a jar with Lime slices and Sugar. A …

  • Cold Sweets Drink

    Coffee Jelly Milk

    Coffee Jelly is one of my favourite summer desserts and it is easy to make. Just dissolve Gelatine in hot coffee and allow it to set. I want to show you a fun way to eat Coffee Jelly. Set the Coffee Jelly in a large glass, crush it when it is set, then pour cold …

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    Egg Sake

    It’s a Japanese version of Eggnog, but it got to be hot. This alcoholic beverage is called ‘Tamago-zake’ in Japanese, and it is offered to anyone who have a cold, even children. My mother always made it for me when I had a cold. You can burn off the alcohol by boiling Sake (Rice Wine) …

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