4 - Valentine Cordial
Following, is a recipe for an exquisite cordial that promises to fulfill and enhance your expectations for a truly wonderful Valentine's Day celebration. Choose the finest ingredients that you will afford yourself, and prepare the potion with deep affection, healthy desire, passion, and a dash of stirring expectation.
Gather the following
Some fine brandy
Tincture of Damiana (of high quality)
Organic Rose Hydrosol (True Rose Water)
Organic Peppermint Hydrosol (True Peppermint Floral Water) - optional, based on availability
Vanilla Rice Dream (or Half and Half)
1 ounce shot glass
1 teaspoon measuring spoon
1/4 teaspoon measuring spoon
Two wine glasses, 2 ounce size or larger
Then Blend Together
1 ounce Kahlua
1/2 ounce Chambord
1/2 ounce brandy
1 teaspoon Rose Hydrosol
4 droppers full of Damiana tincture (a little more if you choose)
Stir gently and pour half of mixture into each wine glass.
Add 1/4 teaspoon Peppermint Hydrosol to each glass.
Take a tiny sip, and savor the flavor... close your eyes and make a wish.
Then add 1 ounce of chilled Rice Dream to each glass.
Drop in an ice cube.
Recipe serves two.
Enjoy your evening...
By Jodi Shagg, Herbalist and James Green, Herbal Medicine-Maker, copyright 2009