Recipe top 10
Stuck for something new to excite your taste buds? Check out our 10 most viewed recipes
of the week.
Enter keyword(s) below for to search
drinks | makes 1 litre
1. Gently heat 800ml water, 400g of the sugar and the finely grated zest of 4 lemons in a pan over a medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Set aside to cool. Blitz the basil in a
food processor with the remaining 50g of sugar, then stir into the sugar syrup, along with the juice of all of the lemons. Leave for 5 minutes to macerate, then strain.
Now you have your cordial – keep in an airtight bottle until ready to use. To serve, pour a couple of inches into a jug or glasses, add ice, top up with sparkling water
and throw in some lime slices.
from Issue 40
ingredients• 450g sugar
• 6 unwaxed lemons
• A large bunch of basil, leaves picked, reserving a few for garnish
• Ice, sparkling water and 1 sliced lime, to serve