“Chamomile and spiced apple”

“Chamomile and spiced apple”

Herbal Teas by Richard Craze

2      oz. dried chamomile

2      cloves

3       green cardamoms

1/2   apple, unpeeled and sliced

1        cinnamon stick

Honey, light brown sugar, or maple syrup to serve.

**Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.  Lower the heat, stir, and simmer for 5 minutes.  Remove from the heat and pour into a cold container.  Let stand for 5 minutes.  Strain and pour into a jug or warmed tea pot to serve.   The apple slices and cinnamon may be rinsed and added to the jug when the tea is served.  Sweeten to taste with honey, light brown sugar or maple syrup.   Serves 6.