The Sushiholic

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Some Say That Ginger Wine Fights Colds and Indigestion—But I Drink It Because It’s Delicious

What’s better than a good recipe? When something’s so easy you don’t need one. In It’s That Simple, we talk you through the dishes and drinks we make with our eyes closed. Today, ginger wine.

Growing up in Bombay, ginger wine—my family’s recipe, specifically—was my drink of choice. I loved watching my mother concoct the deep amber cordial by magically transforming sugar into a rich caramel, then infusing it with cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, nutmeg, chiles, ginger, and lime juice. She served it over crushed ice. The first taste was sweet and refreshingly frosty, followed by the warmth of the

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