- 100 grams fresh ginger root
- 2 kgs sugar
- 6 limes / lemons (extract the juice)
- 3 pieces cinnamon
- 6 litres water
Peel and wash the ginger root and cut into thin strips. Put the ginger pieces, sugar and cinnamon together and bring to boil on high heat.
Lower the heat, then simmer for atleast 2 hours on low heat till the water reduces and the mixture becomes slightly thick and coloured.
Remove from heat then add the lime /lemon juice and mix well. When cold, strain through a thin cloth.
Bottle and use as a digestive after all the heavy Christmas fare. This wine lasts for 3 months in a refrigerator.