Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Tag: Tea

Lemon Mint Tea

Lemon Mint Tea

Things are getting a bit hectic for me at this moment. I have been getting an enormous stress at work. It seems like there is not enough time in the day to take care of everything. I just want to stop the madness and take […]

Roselle Tea

Roselle Tea

Roselle is usually sold in dry form in the market.¬†Therefore, when these fresh lovely maroon fruits caught my eyes during my trip to Singkawang, West Kalimantan, I just cannot resist to bring them home. You can make roselle tea by steeping parts of the plant […]

Thyme Lemonade

Thyme Lemonade

I have been obsessed with making my own infused tea using leftover fresh herbs on my pantry. Brewing herbs into tea is a great solution to finish off the herbs easily and quickly. This time, I had leftover thyme and lemon on my pantry after making the previous Lemon and Thyme Yogurt Bundt Cake. Since it has been so hot here over the past few weeks, I thought some Thyme Lemonade would help cool things down a bit. (more…)

Fresh Mint Tea

Fresh Mint Tea

If you cook on the regular basis, you have probably been faced with purchasing herbs more than needed for one recipe. This time, I happened to have mint sprigs left from making mojitos for an office party. Tossing out the leftover fresh herb did not […]

Roselle Lemonade

Roselle Lemonade

Do you now roselle? I remember eating whole candied roselle when I was a child. I initially thought it was a flower, but it is not a fruit neither. It is unexpectedly the calyx, the green (red for roselle) part that encloses the flowers in […]

Lemon Black Tea

Lemon Black Tea

It is the beginning of the rainy season in Indonesia. There is nothing that can beat a cup of hot tea to warm body and soul in this chilly weather. I love lemon tea because the rich and earthy black tea is a joyous harmony with the sweet, tangy, and refreshing lemon. Lemon is a versatile citrus fruit and its juice, rind, and peel are used in a wide variety of foods and drinks. Black tea is the most common type of tea sold in the grocery store. The combination of the two offers you a drink that is clearly accessible and healthy.

I know that lemon black tea may sound simple and it is available about everywhere. This time, I am gonna take you to appreciate the benefit of drinking a cup of this humble drink. (more…)