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Spicy Winter Tea

Jazz up your cold-weather brews with the perfect beverage to keep you warm all winter long

After a long day of braving the blistering winter winds and snow all we want to do is curl up in a ball beside a roaring fire and while sipping some piping hot tea. We may not all have a roaring fire at our disposal but our tea-game is definitely strong. So, any new way to add a little pizzazz to our evening brew is more than welcome. Read on for one of our favorite winter tea recipes that will keep you warm all winter long. Say hello your new winter staple.

Ingredients:
4 tsp. of Earl Grey black tea
600 ml boiled water
Juice 1 lemon
1 piece ginger (walnut size), peeled and diced
4 tsp. candy sugar
1 pinch cinnamon
1 pinch chili flakes
Fresh mint to garnish as desired

Instructions:

Step1
Add 600 ml boiled water to 4 tsp. of Earl Grey black tea. Leave to stand for 3 minutes and strain.

Step2
Peel and cut the ginger into tiny cubes. Mix with lemon juice, cinnamon and chili flakes. Slowly Add the mixture to the 600 ml tea while stirring. Allow to brew for 7 and 10 minutes.

Step3
Re-heat the mixture and add some sugar to sweeten as desired.

Step4
Let cool slightly before drinking and garnish with fresh mint.