Points Of Interest
Cinnamon Sticks are spicy-sweet, rolled, woody sticks, perfect for infusing a curry, dessert sauce or hot drink.
Ready to use whole or ground. Add to taste.
Hot Spiced Punch
1 bottle (750mL) dry red wine
1 orange peel, thinly pared
2 (4-inch) cinnamon sticks
3 cardamom pods, crushed
3 coriander seeds, crushed
1/2 cup seedless raisins
Stir together all ingredients except raisins in large bowl. Cover and let stand for at least 8 hours.
Strain punch and stir in raisins. Heat punch until it begins to shimmer, but do not allow to boil. Serve
Makes 4 servings
An interesting take on traditional mulled wine, this spiced wine punch replaces some of the expected
spices with cardamom pods and coriander seeds. This gives the punch interesting floral notes that
grow slightly more aromatic when warmed.