Preparation of iced tea this summer, beyond lemon and peach
With spring in the rearview mirror and rising temperatures, it’s time to add some fresh, refreshing summer to your arsenal drinks. And if you drink was made to relax sipping a porch in the stifling heat, it is iced tea. According to legend, ice tea was invented during the Universal Exhibition of St. Louis Missouri, back in 1904. An owner of a tea plantation changed his product to beat the heat of pouring your regular tea through Frozen pipes and the rest is history.
Tea is already one of the best things you can in Slurp, enriched with antioxidants (called flavonoids), helps boost immunity, increase your metabolism and gives you a burst of energy. How is it for sweet? As Frances hoarding said rightly: “Tea is the magic key to the vault where my brain is saved.” And iced tea? It is like the sun in a glass.
“The secret to making a big iced tea is to use a high quality tea, and while we’ve all grown up playing with lemon and ice cream with peach, there’s a lot more to explore,” says Jaydeep Mukherjee, Indigo Delicatessen, New Delhi.Many small shops and cafes make experiments with exotic tea blends, and go beyond the traditional black tea leaves.Using the whole tea lead origin unique tea , Organic teas and serve enfriado.Yo not much like a herb to add them – as it is – maybe cooled sweetened and served with a touch of lime, that’s all! “Said Chef Jaydeep.
Think: White tea with a pink kiss or acai-mango or raspberry-mint or lemongrass-calendula. Dressings, brewing methods, sweeteners and supplements make it really easy to step up their game this summer of iced tea, and even help to transform the ideal iced tea (or cocktail) mocktail for outdoor parties. Executive Chef Mukesh Sharma, The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace, says: “I like playing with flavors when it comes to iced tea and include ingredients such as Combava and Orange Zest, Blackberry and Basil, Lime and Lavender, Lemongrass and honey for more flavor “.
Mr. Amit Anand, owner of Tea Mingle said. “An infusion of Orange and Mint Green Tea works wonderfully like an iced tea for summer No oranges are full of high levels of vitamin C only, but mint helps you cool.You can mix it with a little soda, A little lime, a tablespoon of honey and even a pot of pineapple and iced tea vanilla is really refreshing.It is black tea, and made for a brilliant blend especially if adds a touch of juice Of lemon “.
Best to make your iced tea is to limit the amount of sweetener to add (or not add), without chemicals. And these cold infusions make an excellent solution for people who avoid drinking a cup of hot tea.
Now, if you believe that nothing is crying quite like mangoes, you will love this great recipe for peach and mango iced tea with a white tea base. It is very simple, it has a celestial taste (and in fact a perfect image). Did you know that studies suggest that white tea can have the highest levels of antioxidants compared to all other types of tea? You are in a real treat.
White iced tea and mango peach
10 glasses of purified water
5-6 sachets of white tea
2 peaches (chopped and diced)
1 cup mango (chopped)
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
1. Boil the water in a large saucepan and remove from heat.
2. Soak the tea bags for about 7 minutes, then transfer the tea to a large bowl. Let the tea cool down for about 30 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, combine the chopped peaches, mango and 1 tablespoon honey (to taste) in a smaller container.
4. Then transfer the fruit from a large pitcher, and pour the cooled tea into the pitcher.
5. Mix well, cool in the refrigerator and serve on ice.
Iced Tea 3
Chilled Darjeeling First stage with mango and mint
8 teaspoons of Darjeeling first water jet
4 cups of water
4 teaspoons of honey
Lemon juice and zest (1 file)
Mango (preferably Alphonso mango, peeled and sliced)
8 fresh mint leaves
1. Bring the water to a boil, then remove from the heat to cool.
2. Then add the tea leaves to a large saucepan and let stand for 4-5 minutes.
3. Place the tea in a clean jar and keep it in a freezer.
4. Add honey, lime juice and zest of 1 lime tea.
6. Add ice water (no ice) tea to make enough for 4 glasses and also to dilute the tea that would otherwise be very intensely flavored.
7. Add the mango and mint to the iced tea in large glasses and serve.
“To make Thai Tea, all you need to do is add 2 tablespoons of coconut milk and 1 tablespoon of condensed to a glass of regular milk of iced tea. Touch of coconut rum or spicy rum “says Malini Sawhney home chef.
In case of upset stomach, prepare a peppermint tea to relieve gastrointestinal pain. You can even throw some freshly cut ginger to speed up the recovery.
“Contrary to popular belief, Chilli Chai which is a strong black tea works well for summers as well. With small pieces of chili and a spicy flavor, is one of my favorites. After all, dark teas give a stronger flavor. You can also add a shot of lemon juice for good measure, “adds Amand Anand.
If you like an old Fashioned way (what to do!), Appreciate your large glass of iced tea with 2 tablespoons of your go-to bourbon and 1 maple syrup (to taste). Mix well and serve with a slice of orange cherry or maraschino. You can even label the equipment with 2-3 drops of bitter Angostura.
Chamomile, mint, apple iced tea
5 sachets of chamomile tea
15-20 mint leaves
5-6 fresh jasmine flowers
10 cups of water
1/2 cup apple juice
1. Bring the water to a boil and remove from heat. Add the chamomile tea bags and let stand for 8-10 minutes.
2. Discard a few leaves of mint, jasmine and juice of 1 lemon.
3. Pour into a glass on ice. Fill with apple juice and serve fresh.
How to Make the Most of Ice Tea Ever
For starters, you should prepare a glazed tea pitcher regularly. Boil 8 cups of water over medium-high heat. Add 6-8 tea bags of your choice, depending on the strength you like your tea. Let stand for 8-10 minutes, then remove the bags and let the tea cool to room temperature before pouring it into a bucket filled with ice. Here’s a simple recipe and scrumptiously 5 quick tips you need to know.
1. Tea bags infuse for only 10 minutes, eventually become otherwise bitter tea.
2. “The temperature at which you infuse tea is really important. If you prepare tea you need colder temperatures with boiling water, the result could be bitter,” adds Amit Anand, owner of Mingle Tea.To prepare black tea and dark oolong, use boiling water.But for greens, white teas and oolong lighter, use cooling water (about 170-180 degrees).
3. Add a sweetener (preferably honey) when the tea is hot, so it dissolves easily and evenly.
4. Wait until the tea has cooled down to room temperature before refrigerating.
5. You can always do a little more than you think you need and keep it in the refrigerator. But not for long. It is highly recommended to drink within 24 to 48 hours if it is kept in a closed container so do not risk to take the flavor of the other items in your refrigerator.