||[Jun. 5th, 2006|02:26 pm]
Chai Tea Lovers: Addicted and Proud
Hi! Just trying to get word out about a community I made - tea_exchange! Come make some friends who love tea and trade tea and letters in the mail! We have a lot of chai addicts already! ^^
I think you'll like this!!
I've got some chai tea recipes on my site too and here's one of them for you chai tea lovers!!
Chai Tea Recipe of Yummy Chai-ness (is that a word?)
* 1 cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
* 1 Tbsp fennel or anise seed
* 6 green cardamom pods
* 8 whole cloves
* 7 cups water
* 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
* 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
* 2 bay leaves
* 1 cup of 2% Milk
* 6 tablespoons Honey or Brown Sugar
* 2 tablespoons Darjeeling Tea
In a mortar, crush the cinnamon, fennel or anise seeds, cardamom, cloves . Transfer the crushed spices to a small saucepan, add the water, ginger pepper and bay leaves; bring to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat, cover and let steep for 5 to 6 minutes. Add the 2% milk and Honey or Brown sugar to the pan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the tea. Cover and let steep for 3 minutes. Strain it into a warmed teapot or directly into teacups.
Come by for more chai tea recipes