TEA'S JUST THE TONIC; Healthy YOU; Recipe of the WEEK.
Chai Tonic Tea Serves 1
This chai tea has added spices to boost digestion and your immune system, as well as to calm your mind.
2 black peppercorns 2 green cardamom pods 1 clove, 1/2 a cinnamon stick 1 black teabag or 1 tbsp black loose leaf tea Few slices of fresh ginger root Few slices of fresh turmeric root 120ml water, 120ml milk of choice Sweetener of choice
Method: 1 In a frying pan, dry roast the peppercorns, cardamom pods, clove and cinnamon stick, then lightly crush with a pestle and mortar.
2 Blend the ginger and turmeric with a little water to make a paste.
3 In a saucepan over a medium heat, add the water, ginger and turmeric paste, tea and spices. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 mins.
4 Add milk and sweetener. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and strain into a mug.
From Tonic: Delicious & Natural Remedies to Boost Your Health by Tanita de Ruijt (Hardie Grant, PS12.99). Photography (c) Patricia Niven.
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|Publication:||The People (London, England)|
|Date:||Feb 18, 2018|
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