Natural Umber

Warming Winter Toddy

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Chef, food writer and creator/host of ‘Desert Island Dishes’ podcast Margie Nomura brings us this delicious and simple, healthy hot drink, perfect for everyday or for shifting stubborn sore throats, coughs and colds.

Easy to make, warming, comforting and healing, it’s sure to banish the winter blues and super-charge your health.

  • Peel an inch of ginger and roughly chop it and pop it in a mug.
  • Fill the mug 3/4 full with boiling water and allow to steep for a minute or so
  • Add the juice of 1/2 lemon, a tsp of honey and a tablespoon of Natural Umber apple cider vinegar.

As well as the obvious amazing health benefits of Natural Umber ACV, this drink has lots of other health-giving properties;


Lemon juice is high in vitamin C which can protect the body from immune system deficiencies. Lemon juice is also a good source of potassium, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium.


Ginger has been known to help relieve nausea and can help relieve pain as a natural anti-inflammatory, perfect for osteoarthritis sufferers.


Honey is great for soothing sore throats and easing coughs. It’s also a good source of protein and vitamins.