Turmeric Latte recipe
The health benefits of turmeric have been found to be beneficial in both the long and short term for curing a whole host of ailments; improving the ability to digest fats, reducing bloating, improving skin conditions, working as a powerful anti-inflammatory and as a potent anti-oxidant.
For those of you who visit us on Leather Lane - you'll be no stranger to our Turmeric Latte, expertly served with coconut milk as a delicious tonic to the winter sniffles.
Perfect for the gloomy winter months when your brain and body need a boost of antioxidants, we're drinking turmeric lattes by the bucket-load this winter so here it is, whether you're drinking in London or beyond; all the ingredients you'll need so you can make a turmeric latte at home.
What you need
For 450ml of syrup (15 servings):
- 5g Lemongrass
- 30g maple syrup
- 60g fresh ginger, grated
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 tsp whole peppercorns
- 1/4 tsp ground cayenne
- 100g fresh turmeric, grated
- 500ml water
- A muslin cloth-covered sieve (or a clean J cloth)
- Aprox 200ml coconut milk - we use Alpro
- Add the ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, peppercorn and cayenne to a saucepan of water and bring to the boil.
- Simmer for 20 minutes.
- Whilst you're waiting, measure out the loose lemongrass and the maple syrup, into a separate pot.
- Strain the turmeric liquid through a muslin cloth-covered sieve (or a clean J cloth) into the lemongrass and maple syrup liquid.
- Steep (soak) the mixture for 1 hour and then strain again to remove the lemongrass.
- Pour 30ml of the syrup (3 table spoons) into your mug of choice, and top with the heated coconut milk (aprox 200ml per cup).
- Sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon and then, enjoy.
The syrup will last for 2 weeks in a sealed bottle in the fridge.
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