DIY FILE: Party flavours 0
Vancouver is heating up just in time for the May long weekend. And what better way to spend those three days than outside on a sun-baked patio with friends?
So in the spirit of relaxation and refreshment, this easy hydration how-to from Reiko of culinarytribune.com is the perfect summer complement to your well-deserved weekend drinks.
All you have to do is IM, text or tweet your friends the party is at your place and it's BYOFruit.
1. The great thing about fruit ice cubes, is that pretty much any
fruit will look cool. Note: This is absolutely the perfect time to get out your heart-shaped ice cube trays.
2. Mint ice cubes: Boil mint leaves in hot water until it is nice and minty. Take the leaves out (because they turn dark and unsightly), add new mint leaves, then pour into ice cube trays after the water has cooled down and freeze.
3. Lemon ice cubes: Add lemon juice and fresh lemon slices to water, then freeze.
4. Blueberry ice cubes: This fruit is the most low-maintenance: simply drop in berries and freeze. Feel free to muddle some in the cube water for more flavour.
5. Lastly, add fruit cubes to whatever May long beverage suits your fancy and enjoy.
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