Wake up your taste buds with this fruity fizzy drink.
Preparation: 15 minutes Chill: 15 minutes
5-8 sage leaves
5 tablespoons of granulated sugar
500 ml cold water
1 freshly squeezed lemon
500 ml sparkling water
Mix cold water and sugar and bring to boil until the sugar dissolves.
Muddle the sage leaves using a mortar and pestle or with the back of a spoon.
Add to the muddled sage leaves to the sugar and water mixture and set aside for 15 minutes to let the sage infuse.
Strain the mixture to remove the sage leaves.
Puree the blackberries in the blender and then strain the mixture.
Place a tablespoon of the blackberry puree in the bottom of a glass, add a tablespoon of the sage syrup and top off with sparkling soda.
Add some ice cubes.
Garnish with fresh mint or lavender and serve.
Recipe adapted from scalingbackblog.com