Irene’s Ginger Milk, Cough Mixture

TRH Irene's Cough Mixture

With coughs and colds making its rounds in all our homes at this time of the year….just sharing a delicious concoction that sorted my family out quickly this past week….hope it helps you too

Ginger Milk

Recipe makes 2 mugs
2 mugs milk
1 tsp ginger powder
1 tsp tumeric powder
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Small pinch of salt
1 chai tea bag
Honey to taste

Bring milk, ginger, tumeric, salt and black pepper to the boil on medium heat.
Once boiling, remove from heat and steep the chai teabag in the hot milk mix for a few minutes.
Remove teabag, add honey to taste and drink as hot as possible.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Irene Dasari

Moumita’s Refreshing Hot & Sweet Jui

TRH Moumita's Refreshing Hot & Sweet Juice

1 tomato (without seeds)
1 ripe mangoe (in cubes)
A pinch of red chilly flakes
A pinch of Cumin seed powder
1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
1 pinch of Black Rock salt

Blend nicely all together nicely.
Garnish with fresh mango & tomato pieces
Red chilly flakes
Serve cold.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Moumita Sriram

Moumita’s Low Calorie Power Lunch With Homemade Digestive Drink

TRH Moumita's Low Calorie Power Lunch With Homemade Digestive Drink

4 egg whites,
2 teaspoon of Oatmeal flour,
1 pinch of Oregano,
1 pinch of Black pepper powder,
1 pinch of rock salt.
Lightly tossed 1 Green pepper pieces,
1 tomato (without seeds) cut in small pieces

For the Digestive Drink.
Boil 2 cups of water for 5 minutes with
1 teaspoon of whole cumin seeds &
1 handful of Fresh Mint leaves.
Sieve & cool it.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Moumita Sriram

Moumita’s Refreshing, Detoxifying Juice

TRH Moumita's Refreshing, Detoxifying Juice

2 fresh Plums,
15 small pieces of Watermelon,
4 handfuls of Fresh Mint leaves,
2 teaspoons of fresh Lemon juice,
A pinch of Roasted Cumin seeds powder.

Remove the seed of Plums, cut in small pieces.
In a Juicer, mix all the ingredients together.

You can sieve the juice or serve it without sieving, in that case mix more water.
Garnish with Plum, Watermelon pieces & fresh Mint leaves.
Enjoy & detox your system.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Moumita Sriram



Cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg add warm spicy tones to this delicious, creamy hot chocolate. The spices in this hot chocolate can make an ordinary day seem like a special occasion.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 1/2 cups
8 ounces bittersweet chocolate
1 cup water
3 cups whole milk
4 cinnamon sticks
5 whole cloves
2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated or ground nutmeg
1. Finely chop the chocolate.
2. Place the chopped chocolate and the water in the top of a double boiler over hot water.
3. Stir often with a rubber spatula until the chocolate is completely melted.
4. In a medium heavy-duty saucepan, combine the milk, cinnamon sticks, and cloves.
5. Warm over medium heat until the milk begins to boil.
6. Stir the milk into the chocolate mixture.
7. Remove the top of the double boiler.
8. Wipe the bottom and sides of the pan very dry.
9. Pour the mixture into the saucepan.
10. Add 2/3 cup sugar.
11. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
12. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
13. Use a slotted spoon to remove the cinnamon sticks.
14. Rinse the cinnamon sticks, dry with paper towels, and save to use for garnish.
15. Add 1/2 cup cream to the mixture in the pan.
16. Bring the mixture to a simmer over low heat.
17. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg.
18. In a small mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to whip the remaining 1/2 cup cream until frothy.
19. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
20. Whip until the cream holds soft peaks.
21. Divide the hot chocolate among 4 mugs.
22. Top each mug with a big scoop of the whipped cream.
23. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg on top of the four mugs and garnish them with the reserved cinnamon sticks.

Posted by Linda Venter

Elachie Tea

TRH Elachie Tea
Boil fresh, long life, low fat with elachie pods
Add your favorite tea bag, I used rooibos
Add boiling water and honey or white or brown sugar or no sugar.
It used to be our favorite tea 20 years back, every time we had service at home, it used to be our special tea. Enjoy.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Layne Ram