There was a time when Masala Chai was all the rage. But not anymore! With the wide gamut of options in the food industry, the new star is Fusion Teas. Today, Tea is a versatile and dynamic drink. Consequently, this makes experimentation with tea all the easier. So, here are the 7 Latest Fusion Tea Recipes to Try this year.
Let us first understand what we mean by Fusion Tea. It is basically tea with a twist. Fusion teas are teas that have added flavors. This is done to enhance the taste as well as add new benefits. The decoctions are easy and fun, and the flavor- simply amazing!
If you like green tea and enjoy the occasional hard drinks, this drink is perfect for you. Undoubtedly, this drink is the combined goodness of vodka and green tea. Frankly, it is a no hassle, easy drink to make. All you need is your preferred brand of vodka and green tea leaves. To start with, the tea leaves are to be soaked in the vodka overnight. Henceforth, just strain the vodka to remove the leaves. And voila, your drink is ready! This new concoction can be consumed as a liqueur, sweet tea lemonade, on the rocks or even your own version of martini. Besides, the drink can be served with lunch or dinner to enhance your meal.
As the name suggests, this drink is made using pine trees needles. The effortless drink requires pine tree needles that are steeped (not boiled) in hot water. To this, you need to add your desired tea and let it brew. Alternatively, the flavor of this herbal tea can be richened with honey, lemon or a pinch of cinnamon. And there you have a drink perfect for the winter chills.
Dandelion tea is not a recent invention. Historically, it has been consumed in Europe, Egypt and China. It is a perfect detox drink that helps in the reduction of inflammation. As a matter of fact, it also acts as a probiotic. Depending on your taste, you can use the roots, the leaves or even the flower to make this drink. The roasted roots give the experience of toasty coffee. Whereas, the leaves and the flower give it a subtle taste of green tea. Every part of the plant adds a different experience to your cup. Consequently, adding ginger, honey, mint or any other herbs will make this drink even better.
At the onset, the use of oregano for anything other than pizza or pasta sounds ludicrous. But you will find the oregano tea a delightful surprise. The refreshing and slightly sweet taste of this tea will leave you wanting more. Moreover, if you have a kitchen garden where you can grow fresh oregano, this tea will be a fresh delight. Fresh oregano leaves or dried oregano (from the stores) is to be put in boiling water and left to steep. This allows for the water to capture the flavor of the herb. Once done, it can be consumed with honey according to your taste.
One of the most interesting in our list of ‘7 Latest Fusion Tea Recipes to Try’ is Barley Tea. Popular in the Japanese and Korean culture, barley tea is everyone’s favorite. As a matter of fact, the absence of caffeine and sugar allows it to be consumed by infants as well. Interestingly, Barley is a grain that is rich in vitamins and fiber. Hence, barley tea is an extremely healthy drink. To add to the list, barley tea can be consumed hot or cold. In summers, cold barley tea along with lemon, sugar and black salt can add as a refreshing drink. Alternatively, it can also act as a medicine for fatigue, inflammation and diarrhea. To summarize, a cup of this tea is enough to make you feel energized and reinvigorated.
Matcha is the new fad. It is green tea leaves that is popular in East Asian countries such as Japan and Korea. From toffee to coffee, nowadays we will find everything in matcha flavor. However, it is not everybody’s cup of tea. So, go ahead if you are feeling a little experimentative. For making this tea latte, you need milk, ice, matcha tea blend and sugar. If word is to be taken, it is a breezy recipe that you cannot go wrong with. You can enjoy this drink on a hot summer day or even at your closest Starbucks.
Kombucha is one of the trendiest tea drinks. It is a fizzy and slightly sweet drink, resembling soda. It is made fermented with bacteria and yeast. Furthermore, the health benefits of Kombucha as a probiotic has also made it extremely fashionable. However, there is no scientific research on the health benefits of Kombucha. In addition, infusing Kombucha with cranberries, blueberries or any of the berries enhances the taste of this tea. The selling point is its taste as a fruity soda, but without any ill effects of consuming soda. To say the least, infused Kombucha is the best of both the worlds.
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