Get The Party Started with Chef’s Mulled Wine Recipe

mulled wine To get your Christmas festivities in full swing, and to impress your friends with your culinary skills, why not try Chef’s fabulous Mulled Wine recipe. It’s perfect for celebrating at home with friends and family, and it’ll not only taste good but will make the house smell absolutely wonderful.

What you’ll need:

750ml of red wine*
250ml orange juice
100ml water
50ml peach schnapps
1/2 orange, pare the zest
5g star anise
3g cloves
1g juniper berries
1 cinnamon stick
1 cardamom pod
1 bay leaf
1 sprig fresh thyme

  1. Combine the red wine, orange juice, peach schnapps and water in a saucepan.
  2. Add the bay leaf, cardamom pod, cinnamon stick, cloves, orange zest, juniper berries, thyme and star anise and bring to the boil.
  3. Simmer gently for 15-20 minutes
  4. Carefully pass the mulled wine through a fine sieve and into a jug.
  5. Serve

*You don’t have to use a fine wine for this recipe – something decent that you would normally cook with is fine.

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