Other stuff you can do with you teas
As you all probably know, tea is becoming more and more popular in the western world. Indeed, even if it’s already quite known by European countries (from which England is probably the first one that comes to your mind), tea is booming in the Americas. But why is tea having such a boom? Well, because it's good… as simple as that!
Tea is good in various ways: it’s good for the health and it tastes good. What’s nice about tea is that it reaches out to everyone. Indeed, from the princesses to the ultimate geeks, passing through the fitness addicts… tea suits all palates. You can enjoy premium non-flavored teas, “candy” teas, spicy teas, mild, bitter, strong… and so on!
But what a lot of people may not realize is that tea is becoming more and more popular in cocktails (for its taste) and also for fresh homemade juices (for its properties). At Shibui Tea, we have decided to throw ourselves in that new experience and share with you different alternatives to what you can do with your teas. So here are some new ideas:
For homemade juice’s lovers, here’s other recipes that you might like that doesn't use any teas:
The secret of making a good Iced Tea is pretty simple. Basically, you just double the quantity of tea you would normally use, then you fill the rest of the cup/pitcher with ice to make it cool down. So here's, in steps, what it would look like.
So lets say you want to make a 1L pitcher of Iced tea : you brew 4 teaspoons of tea in 500ml of water (double the normal quantity). When the brewing is done, you fill the rest of the pitcher with ice and put it in the fridge. There you go! You got your 1L pitcher of Iced Tea.
Here's some suggestion of teas you might want to try iced: