12 Days of Christmas: Sorrel

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a swig of Sorrel.

Sorrel is one of the hibiscus species.

IMG_2648 IMG_2645Research into sorrel has shown it to contain antioxidants, flavonoids and a whole host of vitamins and minerals. When combined with rum and ginger (or perhaps some pimento/allspice too), as is the holiday tradition in Jamaica, sorrel packs a powerful punch.ย  I would like to make sorrel my drink of merriment for the holidays from now on. And a shot of pomegranate and cranberry juice would go nicely too.

The Christmas Drink Photo by Kimberley (c) 2013
The Christmas Drink
Photo by Kimberley (c) 2013

Sorrel Drink

The Scientific Research Council of Jamaica

Keep it Jiggy – Sorrel drink recipe

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