Love Tea

READY IN: 15mins
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Recipe by mollypaul

A heart-warming, flavorful beverage from Le Bernardin's Eric Ripert as published in our local newspaper.

Top Review by Lumberjackie

This is delicious! I was nervous that the rose and orange blossom waters would be overpowering, but the flavours were quite well balanced. By the time I got to the bottom of the cup, I did find the flower waters to be a little potent for my tastes, and I'll probably halve them next time. While I generally don't sweeten my tea, the honey was really wonderful here. I used dried lemongrass, dehydrated ginger slices, and 3 bags of mint tea, while otherwise following the recipe as directed.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 4 1/2 cups of water to boil in a saucepan.
  2. Turn off heat and add the first six ingredients.
  3. Mix lightly, cover and let mixture steep for five minutes.
  4. Add peppermint, Earl Grey and green tea.
  5. Allow to steep another five minutes.
  6. Pour into each mug or cup 3/4 teaspoon of honey, 1/2 teaspoon of rosewater and 1 teaspoon of orange-blossom water.
  7. Strain tea and pour into each mug and stir.
  8. Serve hot.

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