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Sophie’s cranberry & ginger tea & my 1st blog anniversary!

A delightful & festive cranberry tea!

I love making this delicious cranberry & fresh ginger tea. It is truly festive,…
Recipe: For about 3 larger mugs
700 ml of cranberry juice/ I use Ocean spray
6 to 8 cm fresh ginger root, peel removed with a vegetable peeler, cut up into pieces
1 to 3 tablespoons of white fine sugar / I used 2 tablespoons
the juice of 1 orange
1 lemon, thinly sliced into rounds & cut into 2 , so that you have wedges
1 tea bag of Earl Grey tea ( Twinings ): 5 minutes soaked in 1/2 cup of hot boiling water: 4 tablespoons
1. Take a cooking pot & pour the cranberry juice in it. Bring to the boil.
2. When boiling, add the ginger root pieces & let them boil for about 10 minutes in the juice.
3. Adjust the heat, add the sugar & 4 tablespoons of the Earl Grey tea. Mix well & let it simmer for 5 minutes until the sugar is dissolved.
4. Pour the tea through a fine sieve & pour into serving cups. Add 1 tablespoon of the orange juice to each cup, mix with a spoon & top with a lemon wedge.
Enjoy!!! This is just lovely!!!
Now, tomorrow is my 1st Blog anniversary!! Has it really been 1 year already???
ooh Yes! This has been a learning experience! What first started with my view on cookery books & recipes, has turned out with creating mostly my own recipes. I have enjoyed it from the beginning, all thanks to you, my lovely readers!
I think the Blogger’s world is something special! I have made such good friends with all of you from various parts of the world!
So, a huge thank you to all of you!!

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Hello! My name is Sophie & I love to cook & bake mostly healthily but with a twist! There is a bit of gardening & travelling in here too! Enjoy! :)

72 thoughts on “Sophie’s cranberry & ginger tea & my 1st blog anniversary!

  1. Happy 1st Anniversary to you and thanks for giving us the gift of this lovely sounding drink. Cranberries and ginger sound perfect for this time of year!

  2. Happy, happy first anniversary to you. And what fine recipes you do create. Te tea is a Sunday afternoon comforting winner.

  3. Wow, Sophie, what a fantastic tea! I would never think to use cranberry juice with Earl Grey- it sounds perfect for a chilly, rainy day!!Congratulations on your BLOG ANNIVERSARY! I have so enjoyed following your blog and becoming friends with you. I wish you even more success with your blog in the year to come!

  4. Hi Sophie, congrats to your one year blog anniversary. The cranberry and ginger sounds great and you deserve one to enjoy a relaxing day tomorrow. It has been to know you through blogging and met you in person. Take care : )

  5. Tea with flavours of cranberry, ginger and Earl Grey sounds like an absolute must-try! And of course Happy 1st Blog Anniversary to you – it's been great getting to know you and I have no doubt that you have many more years of happy blogging in you 🙂

  6. Congratulations, and happy blogoversary! Hope it's a happy commemoration, with many more to come. 🙂

  7. What a lovely sounding drink. I love these flavors, and presentation is gorgeous!! Happy 1st blogiversary!!

  8. Happy blogiversary! What an achievement. I love the blogger world.this tea looks fantastic! Cranberries are just so delicious in any form.

  9. Wow Sophie that tea looks really festive and sounds delicious with all the juices combined. I want to try this. tq for sharing this wonderful recipe! 🙂

  10. Nice tea, Sophie!And Happy First Blogoversary. (Mine went by and I didn't even know it!)Anyway- I love visiting your blog. Keep the good recipes coming!

  11. this is pretty much the perfect tea for this time of year. it sounds delicious, and congrats on hitting one year!

  12. Happy 1st Anniversary Sophie!I'm soo pleased to be friends with you, you have a great blog & I can't wait to make this cranberry & ginger tea tonight, I have all the ingredients yay! x

  13. That tea sounds heavenly. I'm having a cranberry week too…just made a cranberry upside-down cake. Isn't this fruit the best?Happy anniversary!

  14. Congratulations, dear Sophie! You're one of the nicest, funniest, sweetest food bloggers around! I love your festive tea as much as I love your blog! Happy birthday, Sophie's Foodie Files! Many happy returns :)Ju

  15. Congratulations on your first anniversary! You are such a kind soul spreading cheer all along the world with your recipes. This is a fabulous tea elixir, so festive for the holidays and perfect for the cold weather.

  16. Happy, Happy, Happy Anniversary! You have done a great job and you can tell from all the commenters 🙂 Cheers to you and that delicious Tea!

  17. Congrats on your first Blogiversary, Sophie!! It's amazing how time flies, isn't it? That said, although I'm not much of a tea person, yours looks great, and makes me want to 'tea' again, since i haven't since I was a child, sick in bed 🙂

  18. Congratulations on your first blog anniversary! You have a very creative and lovely blog!

  19. Sophie, so nice to be back and visiting!! This tea is right up my alley and my girlfriend would love this too. We're going to tea Satrday and I will have to tell her about this. Thank you EVER SO MUCH for coming by with your well wishes for all of us. We're all healing now..Mocha is healing slowly but she has her appetite back and is drinking on her own now! I think that's a good sign.Your thoughtfulness was so touching…thank you, thank you!Lots of love and hugs!Michelle, Mocha, Quincy and Emma 🙂

  20. Sophie, you're a great friend, who I can count on to stick around even if I get so overloaded with activities I don't come around as often as I would like. Thank you!

  21. This sounds like delicious, refreshing tea. I love the addition of ginger to all the fruity goodness of this Earl Grey! I'm bookmarking this- my husband and I love tea and this sounds wonderful.

  22. sophie- I loved reading the little bit of history on this. I have Belgium on my list of places to see before I die. That and see where my relatives came from: Denmark. Wonderful read!

  23. Congratulations on your one-year blog anniversary! It’s great to hear that you’ve learned so much and made so many friends by blogging. Here’s wishing you another year of happy blogging, and many more after that!

  24. Happy blogoversary to you too!!!! And thanks for being a loyal reader. I love this cranberry tea. Just the perfect thing for a cold rainy Sunday in Tennessee.Mary Coleman

  25. I really like this cranberry drink. I really want to make it now as the weather is changing here for the worst and I have the sniffles.And I know its late, but happy belated blogoversary to you.

  26. Congratulations on your great year of blogging! I drink tons of tea and this recipe looks perfect for cold Minnesota days. Thanks for sharing!

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