Commercial drinks are mediocre- we all know that (do we)? However the issue is, that we are all accustomed to their basic character.
Here is a recipe for a lemon soda - which is easily adaptable for grapefruit, orange, lime, lemon/lime etc.
Please ensure that your fruits are well washed - best with bicarbonate and/or a solution of hydrogen peroxide - organic citrus is ideal!
Lemon SodaWater120 g sugar5 washed lemons2.4 g citric acid (lemon salt)
- Make a oleo saccharum: add lemon zest to sugar and let macerate
- Dissolve oleo saccharum in water and add citric acid.
- Carbonate the solution.