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Zbiten with cardamom.

Cooking and recipes FREE ebook, download totally free, English.Zbiten - ancient recipe Russian Hot beverage.


Zbitten is simple and great beverage especially during the cold months. Zbiten - an old Russian beverage made from of red sweet wine, honey, with herbs tea and spices. It gives great health, a strength for man and beauty for women. 


2 pint (1 litre) water
2 bay leaf
1/4 oz (5 g) ginger
1/4 oz (5 g) cloves
1/4 oz (5 g) cardamom
1/4 oz (5 g) cinnamon
4 - 5 oz sugar
1 cup (6 oz) fresh honey


1. Bring to boil the water.

2. Add the cloves, ginger, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom, sugar, honey last and stir until honey dissolves. 

3. Cook on low heat for 10 - 12 minutes, stirring regularly.

4. Remove from heat. Strain and discard spices. 

5. Serve hot.