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Vyssinatha: Sour Cherry Cordial

In Greek: βυσσινάδα, pronounced vee-see-NAH-thah

The word “cordial” in many places outside the U.S. means a non-alcoholic refreshing drink, andvyssinatha is certainly that. This is a real treat during hot weather.

Vyssinatha - Sour Cherry Cordial

Vyssinatha – Sour Cherry Cordial


  • 1 teaspoon of sour cherry syrup (see below)
  • 5 ounces of ice water
  • ice cubes


Add the syrup to the water and stir. Add ice and enjoy!

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