You'll need to begin this recipe the day before.
Note Ginger syrup or cordial is available from select health food stores and delicatessens. If unavailable, in a saucepan combine 1 cup white sugar, ¾ cup water and a 10cm piece of ginger, peeled and cut into julienne. Bring to the boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar and boil for 5 minutes. Remove, cool, then strain into a sterile container. Makes 1 cup. Will keep for up to 6 months in the refrigerator.