Monday, January 11, 2010
Lor Hon Gou And Dried Longan Drink 羅漢果桂圓茶
As promised the temperature soared beyond 43 degrees C and I thought what more appropriate to make than another cooling drink in this weather. Lor hon go (Siraitia grosvenorii,
P.S I'll be posting something warming for my friends currently facing the extreme cold weather on the other side of the globe.
I lor hon go, halved
A knob of rock sugar (add according to your liking)
25g of dried longan
2 l of water
Simmer everything for about 20 minutes
It is delicious served hot or cold
If this is not your kind of tea there is always something that people in Hong Kong call the "kwei lo leung cha" meaning white man's cooling drink! That's beer to you and me!