Russian hot drink with honey and spices
PREPARATION TIME: 30 min
SERVING: 4 portions
for 1 liter of water
honey (multifloral) – 100g (1/3 cup)
powdered ginger (1/2 teaspoon)
nutmeg – 2 pinches
cinnamon – 1 stick or 1/2 teaspoon of ground
cloves – 2 items
herbs, dried or fresh (mint or lemon balm) – a handful
lemon juice (to be served)
1. HONEY + WATER(20 min)
Mix the water with honey in a pot, heat to boiling, stirring frequently, then cook for about 20 minutes on a very low heat.
2. SPICES (5 min)
Add the spices and herbs to the pot, mix and cook another 5 minutes.
3. POURING THROUGH THE STRAINER
Set the saucepan from the burner and pour the drink through the strainer to get rid of the remaining spices.
Pour hot sbiten into glasses and serve with lemon juice. You can also add a bit of berry jam to diversify the taste. Take off the mask and enjoy the spicy, sweet taste of this Russian winter ambrosia!
This blog entry was possible thanks to Techland Wydawnictwo, which provided us with a copy of the game and is the publisher of the game in Poland.