I have tried to drink/eat tumeric and this is the first recipe that I've made I can say I actually like. I find tumeric to be way too bitter and overwhelming, but I am intrigued by the anti-inflammatory health benefit kudos that tumeric gets.
I also like that this drink can be served with or without alcohol. It tastes like a fancy cocktail I'd order on a girls night out, even without the alcohol.
(I found this recipe surfing the web, it's from the Egg Shop in SoHo, NYC)
Egg Shop's Tumeric Tonic
Makes 8 cups
2 large knobs of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
1/2 cup honey
1 Tbsp black peppercorns
6 cups hot water
1 Tbsp tumeric (or 7 pieces fresh tumeric, peeled and chopped)
2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 lemons)
Selzer water for serving
1. Combine ginger, honey, black pepper, and hot water in a...