Feeling Tired? Refresh yourself with a relaxing Choya Umeshu drink! Here’s how to make this wonderful and healthy cocktail jelly.
Ingredients ( for 4 pax )
Kanten Powder 2ｇ
Soda Water as you like
- Put the water and Choya Umeshu in a pan and add the kanten powder then heat up the pan till boiled. Keep mixing well.
- After it has come to a boil, continue boiling for 2 to 3 minutes longer and then remove from heat.
- When it has cooled, place the juice into a jelly mould and leave it in the fridge to set.
- Once it has become solid, cut into a small cubes then put them in the glass. Pour soda water from the top.
Umeshu is a traditional Japanese liqueur made from ume (plum) fruit. A perfect balance between ume extract and alcohol is achieved by aging the whole fruit, with the stone still inside. The delicious tang of Umeshu comes from citric acid in the fruit, and the refreshing flavour stimulates the appetite. Refresh yourself by enjoying a glass of Umeshu when feeling tired. The addition of alcohol to the fruit during production means that the ume flavour can be extracted not only from the flesh and skin but also from the stone. It is this process which gives CHOYA Umeshu its unique fruity bouquet, with notes of almond and marzipan. (Source: www.choya.com/aboutumeshu.html)
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