BLOOD ORANGE, ITALIAN SODAS BY WWW.THEBLONDECHEF.COM
Blood Orange Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
The juice of 3 blood oranges
1 drop red gel food colouring (optional)
1 large bottle sparkling water
1 cup coconut milk (unsweetened) Basil or mint to garnish
In a medium-sized saucepan, add the sugar and water and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the blood orange juice.
Stir together to combine. (If you want a darker red colouring, feel free to add some food colourant to help give it that deep red colour).
In a glass, add about ½ cup sparkling water then about 2 tbs of the syrup and ¼ cup coconut cream. Garnish with mint or basil and serve immediately.