‘HAPPINESS IS A BIG JAR OF SWITCHEL’, WITH CIDER AND RYE

‘HAPPINESS IS A BIG JAR OF SWITCHEL’, WITH CIDER AND RYE

We’ve been reading Cider and Rye this week. A beautifully written blog of recipes and new inspiration ideas. They’ve recently written about Switchel and used Falcon in their recipe guide…

What is Switchel? Visit http://ciderandrye.com/ for the recipe and more information.

‘Switchel is a powerful brew. Nothing refreshes more and it is so easy to make. Switchel has been around since Colonial times. It is said to have originated in the Caribbean, where it was likely made with molasses. But I think we need to go back even farther, to the oxymel, a honey and vinegar preparation mentioned by Hippocrates. Or to a close cousin of the oxymel, the Persian drink, sharbat 'e sekanjabin, made with sekanjabin, a honey, vinegar, and mint syrup that is diluted with ice and water.’


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