Refreshing Chrysanthemum Drink
10g sweet almonds
10g bitter almonds
10g hairs of ginseng roots (yong sam soe)
10g dried chrysanthemum flowers (kok fah)
6 sweet dates (mut choe)
1.7 litres water
150g rock sugar
Bring water to a boil. Add both types of almonds, ginseng roots, rock sugar and sweet dates. Simmer for 1 hour.
Add chrysanthemum flowers and steep the drink for an extra 10 minutes until the flowers have infused.
Serve the refreshing drink while it is hot.