Mintalicious

Reason #147: grow mint for your teas and cocktails

mint-bush

Mint grows like crazy and you can always have some fresh leaves for your cocktails, or…

Tie a bunch of them up, hang them out to dry. Once dry, separate the leaves from stalks and put them in a tin box or a jar. Make your own healthy cup of mint tea whenever you feel like it.

mint-leaves-dry

UPDATE

And here’s a recipe for a refreshing mint and lemon drink from Tom:

“Combine the juice from several lemons with some handfulls of fresh mint, add sugar and water (or simple syrup) then blend with some ice cubes. What a thirst-quencher!”

2 thoughts on “Mintalicious

  1. We had a delcious drink earlier this year in Dubai but it’s a natural for Brač – combine the juice from several lemons with some handfulls of fresh mint, add sugar and water (or simple syrup) then blend with some ice cubes. What a thirst-quencher!

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