Russian tea-drinking with bliny (pancakes)

Russian Hot Punch

Pour 1 cup of strong tea over '1/4 cup of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of sugar syrup and cool. For making the syrup dissolve 4 cups of sugar in 3 cups of water, put on a slow heat and bring to a boil, skimming off the foam, then strain. The syrup can be produced on the base of fruits, coffee, cacao, etc.

Lemon Tea

Pour 1 cup of strong hot tea over 1 tablespoon of vanilla syrup, 2 to 4 cloves, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and a piece of lemon peel.
The hot punch and cool lemon tea are good accompaniments to pancakes with caviar.