As the nights draw longer and the wintry air swirls around the closed windows, nothing’s better than a cozy evening spend by the fire with a glass of mulled wine in one hand and a good book in the other, away from the threatening breath of the icy wind. To beat the winter chill and to get in the holiday spirit, I tried a delicious mulled wine recipe guaranteed to warm up my body and soul during the festive season. Enjoy!
1 bottle of your favourite wine
200 g caster sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
4 star anaise
1 vanilla pod
Pour the wine into a saucepan, throw in the spices and let simmer for 20 minutes. Add the sliced oranges and remove from the heat. Serve hot.