Beetroot, Ginger and Cucumber Juice
I went back to England this weekend and found our garden full of apples. There were so many that my mum had to borrow her friend's juicer as a way of using them up before they went bad. This was really exciting for me, since I am still researching all the different types of juicer before choosing which one to buy. My best friend came over to see me on Friday night, and as soon as she was up on Saturday morning she was out collecting apples.
This juice is delicious - it is a combination of two of my favourite juices I have found out here in Paris (although I have had a bit of a guess at the ingredients so I can't be sure how accurate it is). The first is the Purple Power juice at Sol Semilla - mine and Rosie's favourite vegan restaurant in Paris. The second is a delicious cocktail at Le Comptoir General - a very funky bar just off the Canal Saint Martin - which is a mixture of vodka and a very cucumbery purple juice.
So this is my best guess at what a mixture of the two would taste like, and I think it is yum. The beetroot and apples taste like autumn, and the cucumber makes it so refreshing, but the ginger is my favourite because it is so spicy and warming. I really love spicy food, but you might want to use less ginger if spice isn't your thing.
4 beetroots (peeled)
2 celery sticks
1 lemon (peeled)
Thumb sized piece of ginger
Wash/peel/top and tail fruit and veg as necessary and pass them all through your juicer. Cucumber straight out the fridge makes the juice very cool and refreshing.