Recipe – “Ceylon Sailor Iced Tea”

CEYLON SAILOR ICED TEA”

“The Little Black Book of Tea” by Mike  Heneberry

1          inch piece of fresh ginger root

3          teaspoons Ceylon tea

3          cups boiling water

 * Peel ginger, and then crush using a mortar or the side of a large carving knife.  Place in a teapot and pour in just enough boiling water to cover.  Let steep for 6 to 7 minutes.  Heat remaining water back to a boil; add tea and then water to teapot.   Steep for 3 minutes; then remove tea and ginger.  Chill and serve.    * Makes 2 glasses

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