Beverage Recipes

Chef Noel Cunningham Frozen Ginger-Mint Lemonade

“Lemonade – a classic summer time drink is gets a refreshing twist with the addition of mint and ginger. On its own this lemonade is sure to quench your thirst on even the hottest of summer days.” – Chef Noel Cunningham, Cuisine by Noel  

2 lemons, quartered

1 1/4 cup ginger beer

1/2 cup sugar

5 sprigs of mint leaves

Blend lemons, sugar, ginger beer and mint leaves in a blender until leaves are finely chopped and sugar granules are dissolved. Strain through a fine strainer, reserving some of the pulp for garnish.

Add enough ice cubes to fill blender then pour juice inside blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Add lemon and mint pulp on top to garnish.

Ginger beer substitute: You can use 1 1/2 cups water with 2 inches of ginger in place of the ginger beer.

About the author

Chef Noel Cunningham

Chef Noel Cunningham, socially known as Chef Cunny, is the dynamic force behind his catering company, Cuisine by Noel and columnist at cooking sense magazine. His philosophy and passion are reflected in his move towards creating healthier cuisine along with showcasing Jamaican cuisine with a modern twist.

He recently appeared twice on CTV Winnipeg’s Morning Live, Kiss102.3fm, and was featured in the November 2015 and March 2016 issue of Jamaican Eats magazine. In the last 12 months, he was also featured in the Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica Observer and the Jamaican magazine. If that isn’t enough, he has under his belt many television appearances on Jamaica’s CVM TV: Television Jamaica’s morning program Smile Jamaica, Entertainment Report, Intense, Nyammings cooking show and Talk Jamaica Online Radio.