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Drinks   

 
     
              Mango Dream Shake

                             Dry Fruit Shake

                   Fruity Ice Tea

                            Orange Surprise

                Strawberry & Banana Smoothie

                      Indian-Style Pineapple Punch

Summer Surprise

                                     

 Mango Dream Shake

Serves 2

You will need:

Mango Drink  (Rubicon/Frooti)         300ml     

Vanilla Ice Cream                          2 scoops

Crushed ice cubes

Method:

1) Whizz the ingredients in a blender until frothy and serve.

                                 

       Dry Fruit Shake

Serves 2

You will need:

Milk                               400ml

Almonds                         10

Pistachios                      5

Dates                             4

Saffron threads              3-4  

Method:

1) Soak the almonds and the pistachios overnight. Peel the skin.

2) In a blender make a smooth paste with all the ingredients and 100ml of milk

3) Pour into a container and mix the rest of the milk.

Serve chilled.

                                

           Fruity Ice Tea

Serves 4

You will need:

Water                             3 cups

Cloves                            4

Cinnamon stick              1

Tea Bags                         3

Fruit concentrate             1 cup 

Sugar to taste

Thin Lemon slices           4   

Method:  

1) Boil the water, add the cinnamon, cloves and the tea bags

2) Simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and strain. Cool.

3) Add the fruit concentrate and sugar. Pour into a Jug and chill.

4) Serve with a lemon slice. 

                                 

                 Orange Surprise

Serves 2

You will need:

Aerated orange drink            300 ml

Lime  Juice                         2  tsp                          

Vanilla Ice Cream                 2 scoops

Crushed Ice

Orange Segments                  a few (optional)

Method:  

1) Whizz the drink, lime juice, ice cream and the ice in a blender

2) Garnish with orange segments

3) Serve immediately (so you don't lose the fizz)

                           

Strawberry & Banana Smoothie

Serves 2

You will need:

Yogurt                      1 cup

Strawberries              4

Banana                      1

Honey                        1 tbsp

Crushed ice cubes

Method:

 Whizz the ingredients in a blender and serve chilled.

                            

            

Indian-Style Pineapple Punch 

 Serves 6-8     

You will need:

Pineapple Juice (carton)  1 litre

Lemon                           1/2

Water                            500 ml

Cloves (whole)                 6 - 7

Cinnamon                      1 (whole)

Cardamoms                    2 pods

Mint Leaves (chopped)       1/2 cup

White Rum (optional)      1/2 cup

Sugar (optional)               to taste

Method:

1) Heat the water with all the spices and mint leaves. Simmer for about 15 mins. Remove from heat. Cover with a lid. Allow to cool and let all the flavours from the herbs and spices infuse. 

2) Extract the juice from the lemon. 

3) Strain the cooled flavoured water. Add the pineapple juice, lemon juice and white rum. Add sugar to taste (optional).

4) Mix well and serve chilled.

Serving suggestions:

Mix a few drops of green food colouring into drinking water and pour this into ice-cube trays and freeze it.

Use these delightful coloured ice cubes to serve your spiced pineapple juice. 

 

 

Summer Refresher

This, was an experimental drink which I had made just a few days a ago for friends ....and it turned out to be extremely refreshing

        

You will need:

Juice of 2 Lime

Tomato                1         

Lime and Chilli cordial           a dash

Mint Leaves (a few sprigs)

Sugar to taste

Water 4 cups

Crushed ice

Method:

1) Whizz all the ingredients except water in a blender. Strain into 4 cups of water and serve immediately

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