Lemon Barley Water Recipe
3 oz pearl barley
3 pt water
3 each lemons
3 oz sugar
Put the barley & water into a pan, bring to a boil & then cover &
simmer for 30 minutes. Strain the liquid into a big jug. Peel the
lemons very thinly without any white pith. Remove the pith from the
lemons & slice the fruit. Put the fruit & lemon peel into the jug
with the barley liquid. Stir in the sugar & let go cold. Strain into
a clean jug & store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
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