Ginger and mint jelly
Ingredients (serves 1)
  • 250 ml ginger tea
  • A handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tsp agar powder*
  • 1. Finely chop the fresh mint leaves.
  • 2. Put the cold ginger tea and agar powder in a pot and bring to the boil. Stir continuously with the help of a whisk to obtain a homogenous mixture.
  • 3. Take of the heat and leave it to cool for a while.
  • 4.While hot but not boiling, place the mixture in a tall container add the chopped mint and stir.
  • 5.Set and chill in the refrigerator until it sets.
  • 6.Once the jelly is set, slice portions, and serve.


*Agar is a fibrous carbohydrate derived from algae and is used as a gelling agent. It can be found in supermarkets, baking supply stores and health food shops.