On a hot day there is nothing more refreshing than home made lemonade.
This particular variety is made with honey.
Half a cup of water.
Two cups of fresh lemon juice (about 8-10 lemons depending on their size).
Two or three cups of honey depending on taste.
Zest of one un-waxed lemon.
6 cups of water.
4 or 5 sterilised empty bottles.
In a large saucepan, heat half a cup of water, lemon juice, honey and lemon zest. Keeping the mixture just under a boil, stir constantly until the honey is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let the lemonade cool. Add 6 cups of water or more according to taste, pour into the bottles and store in the refrigerator or in the pantry, the lemonade lasts for a few months on a shelf, once opened keep in the refrigerator.