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Makes 3 pint jug
Either as an early-morning pick-me-up, a refreshing lunchtime cooler, or an alternative to alcohol, here are the ripest juices this side of the farmers' market.
Makes 8 servings
Start the new year with a glass of home-squeezed orange juice or skip breakfast and indulge in a scrumptious smoothie...
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If you're still not feeling festive, here are some ideas to fill you with Christmas Spirit.
Makes about 8-10
"Thanks, i'll have an orange juice." I gave this innocuous response when invited to have a drink at the opening ceremony for the Earl's Court youth hostel in London. Little did I know I would come up against a refreshingly direct example of sustainability in tourism. "I'm afraid you can't have one," the hostel manager explained. "Rather than using stuff imported from the tropics, we only serve juices made from British fruit. We've got some lovely organic apple juice from Kent, though." Not many food miles there, then.
Makes enough for four 250g/8oz jam jars