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Enjoy the perfect cup of chai tea

On February 21, 2013

Cinnamon, Vanilla and Star Anise Chai Tea

Makes about 8 cups

Ingredients

3 star anise pods
1 vanilla pod
6 green cardamom pods
12 cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1 bay leaf
2 tablespoons of black tea
1 vanilla pod
7 cups of water

To serve

6 tablespoons of honey or sugar
1 cup of milk


Method

1. Place all ingredients in a teapot, add boiling water and allow to steep for approximately 10 minutes or to taste.
2. Pour into tea cups through a strainer.
3. Add honey or sugar and milk to taste.

Tea and photography by Celeste Vlok

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