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Warm up this winter with a cozy beverage

A change from the usual hot winter beverage--a tasty beverage with a kick
Take a glass of warm milk up a notch with this easy recipe for golden milk. Photo supplied.

Need something exciting to sip when you come out of the cold? Swap out the hot chocolate for this sweet treat with heat instead.

Golden milk is a traditional Indian hot beverage considered by many to have soothing properties. Simple ingredients combined with milk makes for a creamy and delicious version of this traditional drink at home.

This easy and nutritious version was created by food expert and blogger Vijaya Selvaraju and it’s perfect for the colder months. 

Golden Milk   

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2


  • 2 cups 2 per cent milk

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

  • 3 tbsp honey 


  1. In a medium saucepan, add milk and bring to a simmer. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring often.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in turmeric, black pepper and honey. Pour into glasses and enjoy.