Recipe: Emoliente

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Today we are making a special drink. When our Bar Manager Miguel visited Peru there were loads of street vendors selling something called _emoliente_; an herbal tea prepared in the Andes made from medicinal herbs and plants.

A great drink to get you warm, add some minerals and vitamins to your diet and boost your body. It’s one of the most popular drinks on our menu at Andina, Shoreditch. Especially for breakfast.

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Ingredients:

20 g roasted barley
4 g chamomile
4 g horse tail
¼ of a pineapple
¼ of an apple skin
25 g quince jelly or aloe vera
20 g linseed
2 litres of water

Method:

Step 1: Making emoliente is very easy. Just put all the ingredients in a large pot with the water, boil for 20 minutes, strain and then serve with a squeeze of lime and some honey. Note: quince jelly is added to the pot, but aloe vera is scraped after into the pot. Enjoy!

“Aqui se cocina con cariño” means here we cook with loving care and we offer you our best – the best achievable.

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_Martin is the Chef and Founder of Ceviche in Soho and newly opened Andina in Shoreditch. He is known as the pioneer of Peruvian food in the UK. His restaurant Ceviche, Soho, kick-started the explosion of Peruvian food in the UK and has become one of London’s best and most loved restaurants. Andina, Shoreditch is an all-day restaurant dedicated to the healthy food and drinks o

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