Spicy orange drink

Spicy orange drink

With flu season and the coronavirus pandemic growing in numbers, it has become especially important to strengthen your immune system. Our food editor Ntwenhle Gcabashe shares a spicy orange drink recipe that not only tastes good but will also improve your chances of avoiding the common cold or the flu.

Spicy orange drink

  • 2 large orange, squeezed
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 thumb-size ginger, finely grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) honey
  • 3 cups (750ml) water
  • Orange slice, for serving

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1. In a saucepan, heat the orange juice, cinnamon stick, ginger, garlic, honey and water.
2. Boil for 15-20 minutes.
3. Pour into cups and serve with an orange slice.