Sunrise cooler / ginger lemon drink.

Sunrise cooler / ginger lemon drink.

Annette Arlander.
2008
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To be performed before sunrise.
Duration approximately one hour, depending on site, season and weather

For 10-20 persons.

Utensils: table, kettle, plate, knife, spoon, ladle, large glass jar, 10-20 glasses, basket, sponge, (potholders)
Ingredients: 3-4 lemons, 3-4 pieces of fresh ginger, small jar of honey, water

Part I.
Take a plate, take a knife, take a jar.
Place them on the table.
Peel the lemons, slice the lemons, put the slices in the jar.
Peel the ginger, chop the ginger, put the chops in the jar.
Take a kettle, boil the water, pour the water in the jar.
Add honey with a spoon and stir.
Clean the table with a sponge.

Part II.
Take a ladle, take the glasses, take the jar (with potholders).
Place them in a basket.
Go to the shore.
Place the jar in the water.
(Take care the liquid level inside the jar is higher than the water’s surface)
Distribute the glasses.
Say aloud:
“Stand on the shore and look at the horizon
Breathe
Till the sun rises,
till the drink is cool,
till you are cool, calm, relaxed, cold.”
Then breathe.
Pour the drink in glasses with the ladle.
Enjoy

Variation:
Sunset cooler
To be performed before sunset.
Proceed as before.
Rather than “Till the sun rises” say “Till the sun sets”
Option: add rum.