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red syrup

diluted grenadine

Originally made with pomegranate (grenade) juice, sugar and water, the modern version in France tends to be a mix of red fruits, vanilla, sugar and lemon. It’s often added to cocktails for colour (as in a Tequila Sunise) but children in particular like it disolved in a glass of cold water—as one of the many flavours of sirop available.


Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Thierry Le Ridant, Creative commons license