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Chrysanthemum Tea

Updated: Dec 19, 2022

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The insane heatwave is slowly melting me away. Climate change is inevitable. But what we are doing is actually speeding up the process, rapidly. Sorry, I got off track. Anyway, there are lots of ways to cool our bodies down. 1 is stuck in an air-conditioned room. 2, is to keep ourselves hydrated with cups of tea. Especially this chrysanthemum tea.



You can google the health benefits of chrysanthemums. One of which in particular is helping to cool our bodies down, especially in this scorching hot wave. You can probably find all the ingredients in a Chinese grocery store. Or try Amazon. Chrysanthemum gives off this wonderful floral aroma and flavor.


Some like it hot...


You have to give it a try to find out for yourself. Cheers!


 

Ingredients:

(Serve 2)

  • Chrysanthemums, 25g

  • Wolfberries / Goji Berries, 15g

  • Jujubes (Chinese Dried Red Dates), Pitted, 4

  • Rock Sugar, 25g Adjust To Preference

 

Equipment:

  • Sauce Pot

 

Directions:

  1. Soak chrysanthemums, wolfberries and dates in 750g of water for 15 mins.

  2. Turn the heat up to medium and bring it up to a simmer.

  3. Once it starts to simmer, turn the heat down to low.

  4. Slow simmer for 15 mins.

  5. Remove from heat, strain into serving cups.

  6. Serve immediately.

  7. If you would like to serve it cold, you can keep chill in the fridge and pour over some chrysanthemum ice cubes.

  8. Cheers!


Some like it cold...

 

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