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Sip on Santorini: An Authentic Greek Recipe for Refreshing Beverages

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Sip on Santorini: An Authentic⁢ Greek Recipe for Refreshing‌ Beverages

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Sip on‍ Santorini: An ⁤Authentic Greek Recipe for Refreshing Beverages

Greeks have a ⁤long history of enjoying refreshing‍ beverages on hot summer days.⁣ One of the⁤ most popular‌ places to‍ enjoy such drinks is‍ Santorini, where the view of the Aegean Sea adds to the beauty of the ⁣experience. Here we present an ​authentic Greek recipe for refreshing beverages, perfect for sipping on a​ hot⁣ summer day.

Santorini Lemonade

Santorini ⁤Lemonade
Photo by Ally J ⁢ on Flickr

  • 1‌ cup freshly squeezed ⁢lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2‌ cups water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 sprig‌ of fresh rosemary
  • 3 cups sparkling water
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

  1. In a saucepan, combine ​the lemon ⁤juice, sugar, ⁢water, ⁣honey, and rosemary. Bring to ⁣a boil, stirring constantly until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Remove from ‌heat and let cool to room temperature.
  4. Remove the rosemary sprig and strain ⁣the mixture into a pitcher.
  5. Add sparkling water and mix well.
  6. Serve⁢ over⁢ ice.

Santorini Iced ⁤Tea

Santorini Iced⁤ Tea
Photo by Catherine ‍Cappiello ⁤on Flickr

  • 4 cups water
  • 4 black tea bags
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed‌ orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Bring water to a boil in a ​saucepan.
  2. Remove from ⁢heat and steep⁣ the tea bags for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the tea‍ bags and let the tea cool to ⁢room ⁣temperature.
  4. In a pitcher, combine the tea, orange juice, honey, brandy, and ⁣triple sec.
  5. Add sliced oranges.
  6. Refrigerate for at​ least an ​hour.
  7. Serve over ice.

Enjoy these refreshing ⁤drinks‍ and transport yourself to the beautiful island ⁤of Santorini, even⁤ if just for a moment.

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