Immunity boosting, heart-warming mulled apple cider.

Ingredients:

  • 4 apples, (or skip this stage and buy 1 litre of apple cider)

  • 1 stick of cinnamon

  • 3 cloves

  • 1/4 nutmeg ground.

  • 2 star of anise

  • 1/2 vanilla pod.

  • pinch black pepper

Preparation: 

  • Peel and chop the apples. Add to a pan with water to cover and another two inches. Boil for one hour then strain. (Or, add 1 litre apple cider to your pan).

  • Bring newly made apple cider base to a pan and bring to the boil. Then add all the spices to the pan, and leave to simmer for another 5 to 10 minutes before ladling out!