Strawberry iced tea with basil

on Thursday, September 27, 2012

I know this recipe might sound strange but you must try it. Basil is interesting add for strawberries. It make taste of strawberries more "specific".


strawberry iced tea with basil



Strawberry iced tea with basil ingredients (4 servings):
- 5 tea bags of black tea (or 5 tea spoons of loose black tea) yunnan should be ok.
-10 large strawberries
- 800ml of water
- 10-15 ice cubes
- 4-10 tea spoons of cane sugar
OPTIONAL
- chopped pistachios

Directions:
Brew tea for 5 minutes in 800ml of boiling water. Remove the tea bags or grounds if you use loose tea. Separately boil 200ml of water and add sugar and 1 cup of basil leaves and brew covered for 10 minutes. Remove the basil and add chopped strawberries and let it chill. Serve with (pistachios and) ice cubes to keep it cool.
Bon appetite!

Lemon iced tea

on Wednesday, September 26, 2012

 This recipe is really simple so you dont need to have a lot of ingredients.Simplicity does not make it bad becouse this is one of the best iced tea recipe. 

lemon iced tea



Lemon iced tea ingredients (4 servings):
- 4 tea bags of black tea (or 4 tea spoons of loose black tea)darjeeling is good becouse it have naturally citric taste.
- 150-200ml lemon juice
- 800ml of water

- 10-15 ice cubes
- 4-10 tea spoons of cane sugar
OPTIONAL:
- mint leaves

Directions:
Brew tea for 2-4 minutes in 800ml of boiling water. Remove the tea bags or grounds if you use loose tea. Mix cane sugar, lemon juice (optional mint leaves), chill and add to tea brew. Serve with ice cubes to keep it cool.
Bon appetite!

Iced tea vodka

on Tuesday, September 25, 2012

 This one is good as party drink or when you want to relax after stressful work. It will refresh you and make smile on your lips. ;)

Iced tea vodka


Iced tea vodka ingredients (1\serving):
- 1 tea bags of tea (or 1 tea spoons of loose tea)
- 50ml lemon juice
- 5 mint leaves
- 200ml of water
- 50ml of vodka
- about 3-5 ice cubes
- 1-3 tea spoons of cane sugar

Directions:
Brew tea for 2-4 minutes in 200ml of boiling water. Remove the tea bag or grounds if you use loose tea. Mix cane sugar, mint, brew and vodka. Pour all to the air-tight container and then cool in freezer for 20 minutes. Serve with fresh lemon juice and ice cubes to keep it cool.
Bon appetite!

Thai iced tea

on Monday, September 24, 2012

 Do you like spicy tastes? If you like you will love this tea. Thai iced tea is also known as "cha-yen" in Thailand. The point is to made it from strongly-brewed black tea.

thai iced tea

Thai iced tea ingredients (4 servings):
- 6 tea bags of black tea (or 6 tea spoons of loose black tea)
- star anise
- ground tamarind
- cardamom
- cinnamon
- 1000ml of water
- 100ml of sweetened condensed milk
- 50ml of coconut milk
- about 10 ice cubes
- 4-5 tea spoons of cane sugar

Directions:
Brew tea for 5-7 minutes in 1000ml of boiling water. Remove the tea bags or grounds if you use loose tea. Mix cane sugar, sweetened condensed milk, coconut milk, add it to brew and chill, then cool in freezer for 20 minutes. Serve with ice cubes to keep it cool.
Bon appetite!