HOT CHOCOLATE WITH MARSHMALLOWS
3 tbsp cocoa powder(unsweetened)
1/4 cup sugar
4 cups milk
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
Blend cocoa and sugar in a small bowl. In a sauce pan, bring milk to a boil. Mix about 1/3 cup of hot milk in the cocoa and sugar mix.
Return this to the boiling milk and stir till everything combines well. Add the vanilla essence and mix well.
Serve the hot chocolate in mugs topped with marshmallows.
FRUITY DELIGHT PUNCH
Juice of half lemon
500 ml orange juice( readymade)
500 ml mango juice( readymade)
250 ml apple juice(readymade)
300 ml lemonade (readymade)
100 ml sparkling water
250 gm of mandarin,cut in segments
100 gm of apple, cut in tiny pieces
a pinch of black pepper
Stir together all the juices in a large jug and add some ice cubes along with mandarin and apple.Serve cold.
POMEGRANATE MELON MOJITO
4 cups of water
5 slices of melon, peeled and seeded
1/4 cup sugar
Juice of 4 limes
4 tbsp of pomegranate
Fresh mint leaves
Cut 3 melon slices in 1 inch pieces and puree it in a food processor until smooth.You need about 1 cup of melon puree. Cut the 2 slice of the remaining melon in bit size
Place lime and sugar in a bowl and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Add fresh mint leaves and gently mash with a muddler.
Combine melon puree with lime mixture and water in a pitcher or jug.
When serving, fill glasses halfway with ice cubes.Add cut melon bits, pomegranate pearls, mint leaves and melon lemonade.Serve cold.
KIWI BERRY SMOOTHIE
1 cup strawberries
3/4 cup raspberries
1/2 cup blueberries
2 kiwifruit peeled and sliced
1 cup orange juice ( readymade)
Keep 1/4 cup berries aside to be put in the smoothie before serving.Cut the strawberries in bit size pieces.Raspberries and blueberries could be left as it is.
Take 2 slices of kiwi from one fruit, and cut them in bit size pieces.
Now blend the remaining remaining berries, kiwi and orange juice till smooth.
While serving, place the berries and kiwi slices (kept aside ealier) in a glass and pour the smoothie blend in to it!
Top or ganirsh with berries.
This could be served at room temperature or cold.