TEA T IME
MIX UP A BATCH OF CHILLED TEAS TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR GUESTS PERFECTLY CHILLED AND HYDRATED. RED SEAL HAVE SOME DELICIOUSLY HEALTHY TEAS THAT ARE ENJOYABLE HOT OR COLD.
Green Tea Sangria: 3 cups of freshly brewed Red Seal 100% Pure Green tea (approx. 3 tea bags) 2 cups of chopped fresh fruit 1 cup of cranberry juice 1 cup of pineapple juice 1 cup of ginger ale Ice cubes Brew the Red Seal 100% Pure Green tea for 3-5 minutes then, in a large carafe or bowl, add the chopped fruit, juices and ginger ale. Add ice cubes and enjoy. Iced Chocolate Tea: 2 Red Seal 100% Pure Green Tea bags 1tsp Cocoa Powder 2tsp Sugar, honey or natural sweetener Cold water Ice cubes Brew one cup of green tea for 3-5 minutes. During this time, mix together in a small bowl or cup the cocoa powder, sugar (or sugar substitute) and mix with enough cold water to make a thin paste. Remove the tea bags and pour the brewed tea into a tall glass or jug. Stir in the cocoa paste, fill with cold water, then stir again. Add ice cubes and enjoy. Vitamin-C Boosted Lemon & Ginger: 4 Red Seal Green Tea Lemon & Ginger tea bags 1 Red Seal Peppermint Tea bag 500ml boiling water 2tsp blackcurrant concentrate 2tsp orange juice Steep the tea bags in the boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Remove tea bags, add blackcurrant concentrate and orange juice and stir well. Serve on ice for a refreshing cold drink. Decorate with lemon wedges and peppermint leaves. Makes approx. two cups. Gingery Green Tea Fizz: 4 Red Seal Green Tea Lemon & Ginger tea bags Cup of finely chopped crystallised ginger 3 cups chilled ginger ale Ice cubes Steep teabags in 1 cup of boiling water, then combine crystallised ginger with the hot tea concentrate and chill for approx. three hours. Remove ginger and tea bags. Add ginger ale and serve in ice-chilled glasses. Makes approximately one litre. Peachy Zinger: 6 Red Seal 100% Pure Green Tea Bags 6 cups of cold water 2 ripe peaches (pitted and sliced) Sweetener (honey, maple syrup, or your choice) Put sliced peaches into a saucepan, add cold water and bring to a brisk boil. Pour hot peaches and water over the teabags in a large teapot or pitcher. Steep for six minutes then add sweetener. Allow to cool, then refrigerate until thoroughly chilled. Fill glasses with the peach tea, serve with a spoon and add a few peach slices and a sprig of mint to garnish. Serves six.