In this rainy weather, Bryan was a bit sick. In Hong Kong, people believe a cup of hot lemon and ginger coke would alleviate cold and flu symptoms. But, some people believe that this hot drink is invented by a Hong Kong cafe owner. The owner saw the slow selling of coke during winter time, so he invented hot coke drink and claimed it is a remedy for cold and flu. This helped with the selling rapidly. Even though hot lemon and ginger coke may not be a remedy, a cup of hot drink is comforting when sick.
Hot Lemon and Ginger Coke
– 1 can Coca Cola
– 3 ginger slices
– 3 lemon slices
- Beat the ginger slices slightly with a knife to release the flavor.
- In a small saucepan over medium heat, pour in the coke and put in the ginger slices. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat.
- Sift the hot coke into a serving cup. Put the lemon slices into the drink. Serve immediately.