My new thing… iced teas

I have been making a variety of infused Iced Teas since my recent lunch with HE The Ambassador of Tunisia at her official residence.

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I have even made Iced Green Tea with pine nuts last weekend, certainly an influence of Tunisia.

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And I loved Bobby Flay’s to celebrate Iced Tea Day this week.

My favorite one so far has been the Raspberry Iced Infusion with Cranberry and to make it you will need:

5 cups brewed Raspberry infusion bags
5 cups low sugar Cranberry Juice
Orange slices to garnish
And i also used mint leaves, special ones ! chocolate flavored mint leaves (Mentha piperita) which is a hybrid of water mint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata). Just amazing and I cannot wait to start using it to decorate my cakes and pastries..

Mix the raspberry tea and cranberry juice
Serve over ice and garnish with orange slices and mint

i find them resfreshing, much nicer than carbonated drinks and i featured them a few times in the Press this week.

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20 thoughts on “My new thing… iced teas

  1. ahardrain

    My favorite drink for the past 5 years I guess you can say I am addicted to iced tea especially when infused with fruits Yummy!!! I hope you’re ready for a great summer πŸ™‚ ciao

  2. Joe Bradshaw

    Lea, I love Ice Tea for me it is second only to coffee.. πŸ™‚ I am looking forward to trying the Raspberry, Cranberry yet I do lean towards the Green Tea with the pine-nuts sounds interesting do you add the pine nuts during the steeping process?

    1. Good Food Everyday

      Hi Joe, yes i am also now completed converted to delcious fruit teas but like you irrestable coffee is always a first . I wrote about the tea amd pine nuts a few weeks ago http://goodfoodeveryday.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/tunisian-tea-hot-cross-buns-and-the-prime-minister-tweets/ and i usually pit them in before serving. They always float at the top. The earthiness of the pine nuts with the clean taste of tea is something I love. Have a lovely week !

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