If lemons aren’t readily available, or lemonade is slightly tart for your children, you can make up a jug of fizzy orange which, I find, always goes down well. If you like, you can strain the drink at the end. I prefer it with some bits in, personally — and so does one of my daughters, but the other will only drink it if I strain it. For adults, who might want a bit of extra pizzazz, you could make a jugful with added spices such as a vanilla bean or a small stick of cinnamon.
Put the sugar, orange rind and
When you’re ready to serve, pour in the sparkling water and mix well. Ladle out into glasses and add ice if you like.
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