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

Recipe – “Fit-to-Be-Thai Iced Tea”

 “FIT-TO-BE-THAI ICED TEA” “The Little Black Book of Tea” by Mike  Heneberry  Pinch of crushed star anise 1          drop red food coloring 2          Tablespoons sweetened condensed milk Crushed ice 2          cups strong brewed black tea, chilled *Stir anise and food coloring into condensed milk and pour into 2 tall glasses.  Fill glasses… Read More Recipe – “Fit-to-Be-Thai Iced Tea”

“Earl Grey chocolate tea” by Gilles Brochard

“Earl Grey chocolate tea” “The Tea Box” by Gilles Brochard 1        cup whole milk 1        cup heavy cream 2        tablespoons brown sugar 1        vanilla bean, halved lengthwise, seeds scraped out and reserved ¼       star anise ½       cinnamon stick 1-1/2  teaspoon Earl Grey tea 4         ounces fine-quality semisweet chocolate Combine milk, cream, brown sugar, vanilla bean… Read More “Earl Grey chocolate tea” by Gilles Brochard

“Ginger Tea”

“Ginger Tea” Book – “Juices” by “Elsa Petersen-Schepelern” a piece of fresh ginger 1 teaspoon leaf tea (optional) sweetener of your choice 1 serving Peel and grate the ginger. Put in a tea strainer or tea ball, then add the tea, if using.  Put the ball in the cup or balance the strainer over the… Read More “Ginger Tea”

“Star Anise Tea”

“Star Anise Tea” Book  – “Juices” by “Elsa Petersen-Schepelern” 1       tea bag, such as English Breakfast 1       whole star anise sweetener, to taste milk (optional) Serves 1