Sunday, September 3, 2017

Tea By The Count

Ever want to try St. Germain Tea?

St. Germain Tea
Senna 16 parts
Elder Flowers 10 parts
Fennel 5 parts
Anise 5 parts
Bitartrate of Potassium 4 parts (aka Cream of Tartar)

  1. Moisten the Senna previously cut; sprinkle it uniformly with the Bitartrate of Potassium and mix.
  2. When dry, add the other ingredients and mix them well together.

Russian Tea - created for the men at Leghorn, 1770
Black Tea
Orange Zest
Cinnamon Stick
Whole Cloves

  1. Put everything into a pot with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Strain into a tea pot and then serve.