Drinks

Orange Cordial

Orange Cordial

This homemade Orange Cordial Recipe is the perfect solution for excess citrus. Bottle up those excess oranges and enjoy them throughout the year.Forget the supermarket stuff. It's so easy to make your own homemade orange cordial and you simply won't beat the flavours...

Blood Orange Cordial

Blood Orange Cordial

Blood oranges are one of the prettiest fruits around and this Blood Orange Cordial takes advantage of both the colour and flavour of this wonderful winter fruit.Last week we made Passionfruit Cordial. It was a hit in our house and we used up 12 of the passionfruit...

Passionfruit Cordial

Passionfruit Cordial

Bottling the magic of passionfruit pulp with your own passionfruit cordial means you can enjoy that magic tang with a little added fizz! Mixed with soda water, my little family is going big-time crazy about Nana Ling's passionfruit cordial. Why make it when you can...

Lemon and Mint Cordial

Lemon and Mint Cordial

This Lemon and Mint Cordial recipe is an adaptation of Nana Ling's Passionfruit Cordial recipe. It's inspired by the sweet lemon and mint drinks that are popular throughout Egypt, but the best thing about this cordial is that you can mix it to the sweetness of your...

Ceylon Punch

Ceylon Punch

Nothing says summer (and party time) like punch. This Ceylon Punch recipe is non-alcoholic, so everyone can enjoy it. It's also a little bit special. Eighty years ago, my great Nana Ling entered it in a weekly recipe competition with her local paper, The Maitland...

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