• 4 (or 5) fresh mint sprigs
  • 60 g caster sugar
  • 500 ml soda water
  • 300 ml white rum
  • 3 limes (juice)
  • 2 limes cut into wedges


  • In a large pitcher or jug, mash the mint and sugar roughly together with the end of a rolling pin
  • Fill the pitcher with ice cubes and pour over the soda water, rum and lime juice. Stir, pour and enjoy!


This recipe and many more are available in Donal's book, Kitchen Hero, published by Harper Collins.