Orange peel, star anise, cinnamon and honey combine in a warming glass of goodness. You’ll be delighted to find it fills the home with a beautiful aroma, too.
2 cups water
4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp honey
2 cinnamon quills
¼ tsp nutmeg
¼ tsp ground ginger
peel of 1 orange
3–4 star anise
Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat.
Bring to a gentle simmer, stirring continuously, then set aside to cool slightly.
Pour into glasses or mugs and enjoy.
Extracted from The Art of Simple by Eleanor Ozich (Penguin Random House), $40.