Turmeric Latte recipe

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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)

Per serving:

  • Aprox 200ml coconut milk - we use Alpro


  1. Add the ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, peppercorn and cayenne to a saucepan of water and bring to the boil.

  2. Simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Whilst you're waiting, measure out the loose lemongrass and the maple syrup, into a separate pot.

  4. Strain the turmeric liquid through a muslin cloth-covered sieve (or a clean J cloth) into the lemongrass and maple syrup liquid.

  5. Steep (soak) the mixture for 1 hour and then strain again to remove the lemongrass.

  6. Pour 30ml of the syrup (3 table spoons) into your mug of choice, and top with the heated coconut milk (aprox 200ml per cup).

  7. 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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