This is a (non-alcoholic) refreshing, zesty spring or summer drink. It is a wonderful way to incorporate fresh ginger into your meal. This was a hit during one of our weekly soup nights.
1/4 C. fine grain natural cane sugar
2 tsp ground fresh ginger
1/8 tsp ground cardamom
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1/8 tsp fine grain sea salt
4 C. sparkling water, chilled
- In a pitcher, stir together sugar, ginger, cardamom, lime juice, and a splash of sparkling water. The result will the a thick paste. Stir until lumps have dissolved.
- Add more water, a little at a time, stirring continuously. Take it slowly since the mixture becomes fizzy.
- Serve with ice cubes.