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 … 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 … 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 … 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    

Recipe – “Blackberry Iced Tea”

“Blackberry Iced Tea” Victoria – “The Pleasures of Tea by Kim Waller & Nancy Lindemeyer   1/2    to 1 ounce pesticide-free marigold flowers 4        cups hot black tea, such as orange pekoe or Darjeeling 1        cup blackberries           Honey, to taste   1.    Remove the petals from the flowers. 2.    Place 3 to 4 … More Recipe – “Blackberry Iced Tea”