Use a heatproof glass and preheat by filling with boiling water. MUDDLE cloves in the base of shaker. Add boiling water and STIR in honey and other ingredients. Fine strain into glass. (Consider heating in MICROWAVE for twenty seconds to boost temperature).
Dust with grated nutmeg
A flavoursome and warming variation on mulled wine.
Our quick 'n' easy take on this variation of the 18th century Negus - reputedly a favourite of the writer Dr. Johnson. The traditional recipe begins with studding an orange with cloves and roasting it in the oven.