• Plum, lemongrass and ginger cordial


    • 200g (1 cup) sugar
    • 250ml (1 cup) water
    • 4 plums, pitted and sliced
    • 2 stalks lemon grass, smashed
    • 2 x 5cm pieces fresh ginger, finely sliced
    • 2 litres sparkling water



    Place the sugar, water, plums, lemon grass and ginger in a saucepan and heat gently, stirring continuously until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Refrigerate until well chilled. Mix with the cold sparkling water to serve.