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recipe:teas [2018/06/10 21:27]
rjt created - bay leaf and cardamom recipes
recipe:teas [2019/06/23 07:02] (current)
rjt Added shaah
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 ====== Teas ====== ====== Teas ======
 Various little tea recipes Various little tea recipes
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 ===== Bay Leaf Tea ====== ===== Bay Leaf Tea ======
-In Italy  ​Iwas ​told this is good for sore tummies. It also tastes really nice :)+In Italy I was told this is good for sore tummies. It also tastes really nice :)
  
 General bay leaf advice is that it's well worth it to buy good quality, as they'​re still cheap. The small dried ones in the supermarket are pretty low on flavour. They'​re also nice in a bath. General bay leaf advice is that it's well worth it to buy good quality, as they'​re still cheap. The small dried ones in the supermarket are pretty low on flavour. They'​re also nice in a bath.
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   - Boil for a few minutes, then let cool.   - Boil for a few minutes, then let cool.
   - Pour into cups and add a spoon of sugar.   - Pour into cups and add a spoon of sugar.
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 ===== Cardamom Tea ===== ===== Cardamom Tea =====
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   - Pour water and cardamom into a teapot and add a black tea of your choice.   - Pour water and cardamom into a teapot and add a black tea of your choice.
   - Let seep for a few minutes (depends on your tea).   - Let seep for a few minutes (depends on your tea).
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 +===== Shaah =====
 +A Somali tea full of spices. Similar to the coffee you get in Ethiopia and Eritrea. My recipe is taken from: http://​www.somalikitchen.com/​just-my-cup-of-tea-somali-shaah-redolent-with-spices.html/​
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 +This recipe serves about four people.
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 +==== Ingredients ====
 +  * 14 green cardamom pods, finely ground.
 +  * 10 cloves
 +  * 2 cinnamon quills, broken into small parts
 +  * 1 tsp. ground ginger
 +  * 1 tsp. black tea leaves
 +  * 4.5 cups of water
 +  * 1 cup of sugar
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 +==== Method ====
 +  - Put all the spices, sugar and water into a saucepan and bring to the boil
 +  - Turn it down to simmer on a low heat and add the tea leaves
 +  - When it turns a nice amber colour strain into cups
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recipe/teas.1528680434.txt.gz · Last modified: 2018/06/10 21:27 by rjt