Recipe – “Elderflower Champagne”

“Elderflower Champagne” “The Illustrated Herbal Encyclopedia” by Brenda Little     2        good handfuls elderflowers-unbruised 1        lemon 2        tbsp. White vinegar 700    g./1-1/2 lb. Sugar 4        litres/7 pints water   *        Grate the lemon rind, squeeze the juice and add to the elderflowers, sugar and vinegar.  Stir.  Add the water … More Recipe – “Elderflower Champagne”

Recipe – “Elderflower Wine”

  “Elderflower Wine” “The Illustrated Herbal Encyclopedia” by Brenda Little   1        kg./2 lb. Elderflowers 1        kg./2 lb. Sugar 4        litre/7pints water 28      g./1 oz.  Fresh yeast Juice of 2 lemons (or oranges) Slice of toast   *    Avoid bruising the flowers when collecting them.  Boil them in the water for 20 minutes.  … More Recipe – “Elderflower Wine”

Recipe – “Chocolate tart with Russian-style Baikal tea”

“Chocolate tart with Russian-style Baikal tea” “The Tea Box” by Gilles Brochard   7            ounces fine-quality semisweet chocolate, melted 2/3        cup heavy cream 2            cups low-fat milk 1-1/2     teaspoon Russian-style Baikal tea 9-inch    baked pie shell Crushed pistachios   *    Preheat oven to 300 d. Fahrenheit.  Combine the cream … More Recipe – “Chocolate tart with Russian-style Baikal tea”

Recipe – “Green tea coconut pearls”

“Green tea coconut pearls” Recipe by “The de Chine shop & tea salon, – Paris” Recipe book – “The Tea Box” by Gilles Brochard     1/2        cups sticky-rice flour 1            teaspoon powdered green tea (Matcha) 2            egg yolks 2            tablespoons coconut milk                Salt and pepper                Grated coconut … More Recipe – “Green tea coconut pearls”

Recipe – “Dream of Essaouira – Mint tea ice cream”

“Dream of Essaouira” – Mint tea ice cream Recipe by Gilles Brochard and Helene Huret “The Tea Box” – By Gilles Brochard   2        cups milk 5        egg yolks 1/3    cup sugar Mint tea 1        large bunch fresh mint, stemmed 1        tablespoon gunpowder tea 2/3    cup sugar   *    “Custard.   Bring milk … More Recipe – “Dream of Essaouira – Mint tea ice cream”