LIME CORDIAL RECIPE:
18 limes, zested and juiced*
1 lb of fresh ginger root, whirred in a food processor, or grated
1 1/2 cups sugar.
*I recommend that you use organic limes. Citrus peel is known to concentrate pesticides, and that would spoil an otherwise wonderful concoction, don't you think?
Step 1: zest or thinly peel all 18 limes, reserving the peels in a non-reactive bowl (ceramic or glass). I used a vegetable peeler, and it worked handily. While you're working, be sure to stop on occasion and breathe deeply. Your house begins to smell divine! Bruise the peels with a wooden spoon to bring out the oils.
|Strained cordial and cocktail shaker|