AGUA DE JAMAICA

Made from dried hibiscus flower, this popular, refreshingly tangy Mexican drink, is as bold in favour as it is beautiful in colour. You can serve it as hot tea or cold, on ice.
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Ingredients

¾ cup of dried hibiscus fower

8 thin slices of ginger

½ cinnamon stick

Juice of 2 limes

1 litre of water for the concentrate

3 litres water

½ cup sugar

Method

Bring 1 litre of water to the boil with the ginger and cinnamon. Add the hibiscus leaves and remove from the heat. Allow the liquid to cool completely. Strain the concentrate into a large pitcher and discard the remains. Add the sugar, lime juice and remaining 3 litres of water

Refrigerate overnight to intensify the favour

Enjoy over ice with a lime wheel garnish!