Hot Toddy Honey Mix
This is a runny honey syrup with some added depth. Although it is perfect for being used in a hot toddy, it can also be used in a Penicillin cocktail, a Bee's knees cocktail, or a Highball.
You can also try it in a cup of tea or with soda if you want a refreshing drink.
Trim and chop 1 stalk of lemongrass into chunks
Slice 1 thumb of ginger
Peel 1 orange
Add 300 g of honey to a medium pot over medium heat
Add 200 ml of water and mix until the honey is completely dissolved
Add the orange peel
Add the sliced ginger
Add the chunks of lemongrass
Add 1 star anise
Simmer over medium-low heat for 20m until infused
Allow to cool down and strain into a bottle. The hot toddy honey mix is ready
Label and store in the fridge. Use it for that extra punch in your winter cocktails. Enjoy!
Yield 400 ml