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Recipe: Honey Lemon Black Tea

Celebrate World Bee Day with us by making this delicious recipe!


Why are these friendly pollinators important to our cause? Bees are instrumental to our global ecosystem, and as we source of pure loose-leaf teas directly from small farmers and producers around the world with an ethical and clean practice, the health of the ecosystem directly affects each harvest in terms of yield and quality. Therefore, it is our mission to help preserve this ecosystem through our support of organizations that promotes an awareness of bees as a fundamental element in the agricultural industry, as well as sustaining the well-being of the bee population.

INGREDIENTS (makes 1 serving):

2-3 slices of lemon

8 grams of black tea (we used Formosa Red)

22-25 grams of honey (we recommend Buckwheat or Wildflower)

300ml of water


INSTRUCTIONS:

HOT BREW

  1. To create the black tea concentrate, place 200ml of water in a pot with all the black tea leaves and bring to a boil.

  2. Let the tea simmer for 3-5 minutes. Then, turn off and let it steep for an additional 1-2 minutes.

  3. Cut slices of lemon and place it in your cup of choice.

  4. Drizzle honey into the cup and pour the tea concentrate over the lemon slices and honey.

  5. Dilute the mixture with the additional 100ml of water (or adjust according to your taste).

  6. Mix well and serve hot!

ICED TEA

  1. Follow steps 1-4 from above

  2. Dilute the mixture with an additional 50ml of water and add 3-5 pieces of ice cubes (or adjust according to your taste)

  3. Allow the ice cubes to cool down the tea mixture before enjoying!

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