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Cold and Flu Remedy



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Cold and Flu Remedy

  • 20 g ginger, peeled & thinly sliced
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, broken in 2
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 chilli, cut in 4
  • 400 g water
  • 500 g orange juice
  • 1 lemon, zest & juice
  • 50-100 g honey, depending on how sweet you like it
  • 1 orange, cut into small pieces, to serve
  • 6
    Preparation 2min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Add ginger, star anise, cinnamon, cloves, chilli & water to Thermomix bowl
  2. Cook 12 mins/100 deg/Speed 1Counter-clockwise operation with simmering basket placed on lid
  3. Add orange juice, lemon zest & juice, and honey
  4. Cook 3 mins/100 deg/Speed 1 Counter-clockwise operationwith simmering basket placed on lid
  5. Add chopped orange pieces to 4 mugs
  6. Take lid off Thermomix, place simmering basket in bowl to strain drink into each of the mugs over the orange pieces

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Adapted from Fast Ed's stovetop version.
I make this whenever I feel a cold coming on as it is so warming & comforting whilst being a great Vitamin C kick.
If you want more heat then feel free to bump up the ginger & chilli to taste.

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  • Salz:Hi Salz, glad you liked it. Your profile says...

    Submitted by PaigeHoorweg on 26. July 2017 - 10:01.

    Salz:Hi Salz, glad you liked it. Your profile says you have a TM31. Did you have to make any changes to suit that model?

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  • This is an amazing recipe! Feels so good on a sore...

    Submitted by Salz on 25. July 2017 - 17:08.

    This is an amazing recipe! Feels so good on a sore throat! Thanks

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  • Thanks Paige This is a great recipe Ive cancelled...

    Submitted by amulligan on 26. April 2017 - 20:24.

    Thanks Paige. This is a great recipe. I've cancelled my flu injection. tmrc_emoticons.;) I could feel any cold I might have got ease off by the second sip. It's a well written recipe with easy to obtain ingredients.

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