Mint lemonade is one of my favorite summer refreshments. This is also a very common beverage in Turkey, and believe me, I ordered it every chance I had on our recent visit to Istanbul! I suggest making it with sparking water for an extra crisp taste. Oh, and this is the BEST rose and honey Turkish Delight from Ucuzcular Baharat at the Spice Bazaar. Be sure to check out their webs for online shopping!
1/2 cup lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
several sprigs of mint leaves, finely chopped
6-8 tbsp of simple syrup
sparkling water to taste
serve over ice