Tumeric and Lemon Aspen Iced Tea
Give your refreshing ice tea an immune support boost with these Aussie native
50 g ginger, peeled and grated
50 g fresh turmeric, peeled and grated
2 cinnamon sticks
200 ml lemon aspen syrup (see note)
4 fresh lemon myrtle leaves
1. Place all the ingredients and 800 ml water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil over
high heat, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain and
serve hot or chill and serve with ice, mint and rosella flowers.
• Native to far north Queensland, lemon aspen is a pale lemon coloured fruit with
an intense citrus amora. The juice has a very strong acid flavour of lemon with a
hint of grapefruit. Lemon aspen juice, the sweetened syrup and lemon aspen
powder are available online from native food stores.
This recipe was taken from SBS Food