A thirst quenching summer drink
60g pearl barley
3 teaspoons sugar
peel of ½ lemon
600ml boiling water
Place barley in a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and boil for about 3 minutes. Strain barley and put in a jug with sugar, lemon peel and boiling water.
Cover and let stand until cool, then strain.
An old-fashioned drink that was traditionally given to children.