The honey and nanko-ume tea syrup I had in my bag came in handy the other day, when my throat was parched and irritated. (To cut a long story short, I had a lapse of concentration and ordered fried chicken by mistake.)
I made tea with the syrup, which contains pickled plum puree, and it helped. The plum made my mouth water, dissolving the discomfort in my throat. It was the fix I needed.
Syrup for honey and nanko-ume tea, $6.90 for 150g, from Muji, B2-38 313@Somerset, tel: 6634-5053, open: 10am to 10pm daily
This article was first published on Nov 30, 2014.
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