Top 10 Ways to Serve Tea
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
August 8, 2011
Filed Under Drink
Contributed by Marnely Rodriguez, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Tea is the 2nd most consumed beverage in the world, after water of course.
There are a few ways to consume it differently. Read on for the top ten ways to serve tea:
10. Hibiscus Tea
A great way to use Hibiscus flowers, which are also called Jamaica flowers, your tea will be a deep pink color, with antioxidants to boost your health.
9. Iced teas
Steep the tea overnight in cool water to avoid bitterness if steeped in hot water.
8. Scones and tea
7. Floral and fruit teas
Teas that include lavender and chamomile are great for sipping on after a long day at work before bed. Herbal and fruit teas are a palate-pleasing treat, especially in the afternoon or late at night. Try sweetening it with local honey.
The perfect way to cool off during the summer, this tea-infused granita is not only refreshing, but good for you!
5. Tea ice cream
Steep lavender or chamomile tea flowers in the cream for making ice cream overnight. Your cream will be infused with tea flavor and you can make an ice cream base with it.
4. Tea ice cubes
For the summer, keep your iced tea strong by not adding regular ice cubes, but tea ice cubes. Just freeze tea in molds and you’ll be ready to beat the heat!
3. Green tea chiffon cake
Everyone loves cake and this is a gorgeous cake infused with green tea! Antioxidants in cake form, best of both worlds!
2. Roasted barley tea
A perfect tea for a winter night, the roasted barley gives this beverage an earthy flavor that soothes your soul.
1. Tea cookies
Add and sprinkle colorful tea in your doughs and batter for a great infusion and added texture.
Any way you consume and serve tea, make sure to enjoy it and relax for a moment! These are life’s simple pleasures.