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Ginger 'juice'


  • 500ml/17fl oz boiling water

  • 2cm/1in piece fresh root ginger, peeled, sliced

  • 3cm/1½in cube rock sugar or 2-3 tbsp soft brown sugar

Preparation method

  1. Heat the water in a small saucepan and add the ginger pieces. Bring to the boil, add the rock sugar and reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer for five minutes, then strain into a cup and serve.

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