Burnt Lemonade

Grillo Recipes     |     Rubbish Cooks     |     Tristan Welch

Burnt lemonade – an incredibly refreshing thirst-quencher with a great story behind it! Next time you’re hosting a BBQ, add this incredible Burnt Lemonade beverage in to the menu. Top tip – add a measure or two of your favourite gin, and you’ve got a Burnt Gin & Lemonade… thank us later.

Serves: 4          Difficulty: Easy          BBQ: Chefs Anvil          Time: 10 minutes

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Chef’s Anvil BBQ

The Chef’s Anvil is the perfect theatrical centrepiece for any outdoor kitchen. A BBQ with a real fire in its belly, its unique circular shape invites hosts and guests to gather around, all involved in the cooking and socialising.

Grillo Vantage outdoor kitchen

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Burnt Lemonade Ingredients:

• 3 lemons
• 4 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
• 3-4 tbsp runny honey
• Carbonated (fizzy) water
• Ice
• Gin(optional)


STEP 1: Start by chopping your lemons in half


STEP 2: Grill the lemons cut side down until seared and caramelised.


STEP 3: Squeeze the juice and add the remaining skins into a cocktail shaker or jam jar.


STEP 4: Add the apple cider vinegar, honey and a handful of ice cubes.


STEP 5: Shake well until combined.


STEP 6: Fill two glasses with ice, divide the mix between them and top up with soda / carbonated / fizzy water.


STEP 7: Tell the guests the story, serve, and enjoy!

Recipe contributor: Tristan Welch – Cambridge, UK

Tristan Welch is an award winning chef, who has trained with Gary Rhodes, Michel Roux Jr and Gordon Ramsay to name but a few. He worked his way up the food chain at top restaurants in London and Paris, including Le Gavroche and L’Arpège, before spending three years working in the Caribbean.

Now returned to Cambridge, Tristan’s new series Rubbish Cooks has gained a massive following. Combining his super creative chef talents and passion for food waste, Rubbish Cooks is a movement that takes items that would normally be wasted, and makes a delicious meal out of it. Tristan goes in to your bins, and creates something delightful. Follow Grillo to keep in touch and be inspired by this incredible series!

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