Watermelon Agua Fresca with Mint and Lime Juice.

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Agua Fresca is more than  flavoured water – a blend of fruit, water and syrup you can spike with herbs and citrus to create a sophisticated soft drink that makes the most of ripe summer fruit.  Served up by street vendors and Taquerias in Central and South America, Aguas Frescas are refreshing fruit based drinks –…

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