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Many recipes can be vastly improved by using the finest natural water as an ingredient, cordials and home brews being prime examples. Over the summer months we will feature a number of recipes that celebrate seasonal produce mixed with Celtic Vale Natural Mineral Water. Rhubarb is this months tipple.....enjoy!

Rhubarb Cordial

Ingredients:

  • 1.5kg Rhubarb, roughly chopped
  • 750ml Celtic Vale Natural Mineral Water, Still
  • Caster Sugar
  • Lemon Juice

Method:

  1. Place the Celtic Vale Mineral Water & Rhubarb into a pan and cook slowly over a low heat until the juices start to flow, then turn up the heat a little and cook until the rhubarb is soft.
  2. Line a large bowl with muslin and tip in the mixture, pull the corners together, tie and strain off the liquid.
  3. Measure the juice: for every litre add 750g of sugar and 75ml lemon juice.
  4. Pour into a pan and gently heat until the sugar dissolves (do not boil).
  5. Pour into sterilised bottles and seal
  6. Serve 1 part cordial with 3 parts Celtic Vale still or sparkling water.

 

This makes a fabulous non alcoholic summer drink, but is also delicious if used in a cocktail with our sparkling water and gin or vodka.

Rhubarb Champagne

Ingredients:

  • 700g Sugar
  • 3.8 litres Celtic Vale Natural Mineral Water, Still
  • 900g Rhubarb
  • 1½ tblspns White Wine Vinegar
  • 2 lemons

Method:

  1. Wash & cut the rhubarb, place in a plastic bucket/ container (not metal)
  2. Add the juice and rind of the lemon plus all the other ingredients and leave to stand for 48hrs
  3. Strain several times through a jelly bag or muslin and pour into sterilised strong glass bottles, seal and store in a cool place for 2-3 weeks


Makes a lovely pink drink, uncap and enjoy although watch out! its very bubbly.....