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2 lemons
4-5 tbsp caster sugar
½ tbsp rosewater
a few sprigs of mint, slightly crushed
water
ice cubes

Put the kettle on to boil and while you wait, juice the lemons. Put the sugar in a
small jug and pour over about a 1/4 cup of hot water, stir till dissolved. Add ice
cubes, mint, rosewater, lemon juice and enough cold water to make about 1 ltr.
Decant into a bottle with a good seal and put it in your picnic basket!

Variations:
Vary the amounts according to taste; less sugar will bring out the sharpness of the lemon, more will soften it.
Some people like to strain the lemon juice through a little tea strainer to exclude seeds and pulp. I like the bits though and leave them in.

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Hello

So my mum and I have finally begun a recipe blog. In it we will write out our favorite recipes… mostly for each other but also for you, dear reader. And we may possibly take pictures of the food we make with said recipes.

Requests for recipes are totes welcome. As are smart arse remarks regarding my spelling and grammar. ;P

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