These easy tea recipes will help you bring about a warm atmosphere this winter. By Najwa Abdullah.
Keep these recipes around as a handy winter survival kit. An alternative to hot chocolate, a cup of tea can help warm your body and soothe your soul in this chilly weather. Here are seven easy-to-make tea recipes:
1. Pulled Tea
Source: Singapore Shiok!
Challenge your motor skills with this deftly-made Asian tea. Pulled tea, known in Southeast Asia as teh tarik, is prepared by pouring and “stretching” it repetitively between two cups about a metre apart.
2. Hibiscus Tea
Source: Little Food Junction
Hibiscus is famous for its ability to lower blood pressure and is rich with antioxidants like vitamin C. Place a few petals of fresh wild hibiscus, a little sugar, one star anise, and few lemon slices in water, and boil until the water turns red for a tasty beverage full of health benefits
3. Turmeric Tea
A hodgepodge of black tea, powdered turmeric, coconut milk, honey, ginger and cinnamon delivers a unique blend of warm spices.
4. Spiced Apple Tea
Source: Shaken Together
Add apple flavour to any of your spiced teas. Even better, complement it with cinnamon and a smidgen of honey.
5. Ginger Tea
Source: Tea Time
A hint of ginger gives instant warmth to your body. For more flavours, add a few cardamom pods, licorice root and a cinnamon stick.
6. Thai Milk Tea
Source: Thai Milk Tea Recipe
The simple combination of tea and sweetened condensed milk, served cold or hot, is a delightful companion to cakes or cookies in the afternoon.
7. Mint Tea
Source: Noob Cook
Need a refreshing and soothing drink for your tiring weekdays? Try a bunch of mint leaves, a teabag and some honey in boiled water. Effortless!