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Winter tea (and not only) with herbs, berries, spices: 10 recipes

Date: February 7, 2023 Time: 07:07:23

These drinks can be poured not only into a mug, but also into a thermos to keep warm on the skating rink or after skiing in the forest.

02.01.23, 10:35 2023-01-02T10:35:43+03:00

Perfumer Anna Zvorykina shared her recipe for fragrant tea in her book From Clove to Sandalwood. Olfactory alphabet and guide to the world of natural aromas.

– a piece of ginger about 2 cm in size;

– 2-3 pink peppercorns;

– 2 teeth;

– 1 tamarind pod, peeled

1. Finely chop the ginger, mix with the spices and place in a thermos.

2. Pour boiling water over the mixture and leave it on for half an hour.

3. Mix with freshly brewed black tea in any proportion (Anna writes that she herself prefers equal parts).

The drink, which we read about in the book by David and Ramaz Chanturia “Tea. Recipes for any season”, you can keep warm not only at Christmas, but in general all winter until spring.

– 3 teaspoons Ceylon loose leaf black tea;

– 2 nutmeg;

– 1 tablespoon. orange and pineapple juice;

– 1 teaspoon chestnut honey;

– 1 cinnamon stick;

– ½ teaspoon grated ginger root;

– 350 ml of water.

1. Pour the tea into a saucepan, fill it with water and juices.

2. Bring to a boil, add nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger.

3. Let it rest for 15 minutes.

And again the Chanturia brothers, now with a tea recipe for those who stored dried berries in the fall.

– 1 teaspoon black Indian tea;

– ½ teaspoon each oregano and St. John’s wort;

– ½ teaspoon each dried cranberries, black currants, rose hips;

– 400 ml of water.

1. Pour tea, herbs, and berries into a hot porcelain teapot.

2. Pour boiling water, let it brew for 10-12 minutes and pour into mugs.

For Harry Potter fans, this is a complex tea recipe from Tom Grimm’s Harry Potter cookbook.

– 20 g of fresh mint;

– 10 g lemon verbena, oregano, flower mix (eg elderberry, calendula, mallow);

– 1 tablespoon. grated licorice root;

– 1 vanilla bean, cut into small pieces

– 100 g of black tea;

– Optional honey.

1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, place the herbs, dry in the oven for 3 hours at 60 degrees, then chop. (We think it’s easier to take already dried plants).

2. Place the grated licorice root, vanilla, black tea, and dried herbs in a small bowl. Mix everything.

3. To make tea, add 4-5 tsp. mix in a filter bag, put it in a kettle, pour boiling water over it and let it steep for 3-5 minutes.

4. When serving, you can add honey.

The recipe for the drink with the most comforting name is found in herbalist Erin Lovell Verinder’s book “The Power of Herbs. Plants and their properties for the practice of cleaning, beauty and inspiration.

– 3 parts of raspberry leaves;

– 2 parts of meadow clover flowers;

– ½ part of dried orange peels;

– ½ part of rose hips;

– ½ part of hibiscus flowers;

– honey (optional)

1. Fill with hot water, let it brew a little (the author recommends brewing it in the sun).

2. Add honey to soften tannins and drink for an uplifting and uplifting mood.

Based on Clive Lewis’ short story The Chronicles of Narnia, this drink was created by writer Alison Walsh for the Holiday Recipes from Wonderland, Emerald City, and Other Literary Worlds cookbook.

– 6 masala tea bags;

– ½ cup of milk;

– ¼ cup of honey;

– 3 tablespoons drops of white chocolate.

1. Steep the tea bags in the required amount of boiling water for 7 minutes. While you are waiting, heat the milk, but do not bring it to a boil, it should only steam.

2. Add honey and chocolate drops to the milk, stir until completely dissolved.

3. When the tea is ready, remove the bags and pour it into a blender. Add half of the milk and beat for 1 minute.

4. Add the rest of the milk and beat for 1 more minute. Serve warm.

Shel Pink is the author of Slow Beauty. Everyday rituals and recipes for conscious beauty” and founder of the idea of ​​slow personal care, she believes that food and drink should be seasonal. In the cold season, she recommends spicy chamomile tea against inflammation, colds and stress.

– 1 tablespoon. dried chamomile flowers or leaves;

– 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger;

– 4 peppercorns;

– 1 liter of boiling water.

1. Place chamomile, ginger, and pepper in a teapot.

2. Pour boiling water and leave for 5-7 minutes.

Don’t let the word “cold” in the title fool you. The green drink from the book Fire and Ice Party by Chelsea Monroe-Kassel and Sarien Lehrer, inspired by Game of Thrones, can be served and consumed hot.

– ¼ tbsp. matcha tea;

– 4 cups of boiling water;

– ¼ cup honey (or to taste)

– 1 cup mint leaves, lightly packed

– 4 small stems of lemongrass, to serve

1. Pour matcha into a teapot with a volume of 1-1.5 liters and pour boiling water, leave for 2 minutes.

2. Add honey to taste and stir.

3. Add mint leaves and leave for another 3-4 minutes.

4. At this stage, the tea can be served hot in low heat resistant glasses, garnished with lemongrass sprigs. The second option is to let it cool down for a few hours.

Warning: The boiling drink from Rita Mock Pike’s The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook should be made a few days before you plan to drink it.

Per portion

– 30 ml of cold strong coffee without sugar;

– 2 cinnamon sticks;

– 2 tbsp. brown sugar;

– 1/4 teaspoon tabasco sauce.

1. Add sugar and cinnamon to cold coffee, pour into an airtight container.

2. Insist in a cool dark place for 4-7 days.

3. Before serving, add Tabasco sauce and let sit for a couple of minutes.

Green Magic recipe by herbalist and floral therapist Gail Bussy. Seasonal rituals, potion preparation, herbal alchemy” is not a drink, but a great addition to it. Add to black or green tea, coffee or cocoa.

– 2 tbsp. ground cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg;

– 1 tablespoon. ground cloves, coriander and cardamom.

1. Mix spices, use as needed.

2. Store in a sealed glass jar.

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