Monday, 2 July 2012

Refreshing Cucumber Mint Water...


VERY REFRESHING + HELPS ANTI-AGEING
Ingredients:

    • Medium cucumber, scrubbed well - 1
    • Spring chilled water
    • Ice Cubes - Plenty
    • Fresh Mint Leaves (rinsed) - about 10 (Optional)
    • Lemon / Lime (Optional)

Directions:

  1. Remove strips of cucumber skin, creating 1/2-inch-wide alternating bands of peeled and bare cucumber. 
  2. Trim and discard ends. 
  3. Halve cucumber lengthwise; 
  4. Cut into 1/2-inch slices. 
  5. Combine cucumber and water in large pitcher; If you want, add lime or lemon.
  6. Slightly cut mint leaves to release their flavour, and add it to the pitcher.
  7. Stir the mixture, and let sit in the refrigerator for 4 - 8 hours, so that the flavours can infuse with the water.
  8. Serve over ice.




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