Best tea for iced tea.

Iced Tea picBest tea for Iced tea.

We are becoming more and more clear that healthy has to go hand in hand with the pleasurable.

That’s why it’s so important to know how to hydrate, especially in summer, with refreshing, tasty and healthy drinks. Homemade iced tea can do all those functions.

Why homemade? Because industrial tea drinks bottled or canned usually contain a lot of sugar and little tea.

One of the negative effects of the sweet is that soon we get more thirsty again.

This has a scientific explanation, the amount of water molecules your body requires to metabolize sugar is very high, so much so that sometimes sugary industrial drinks dehydrate. Continue reading “Best tea for iced tea.”

Why originally wasn’t any tea in a Long Island iced tea?

Long Island Tea

Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail that, oddly enough, has nothing to do with tea.

It can be considered as the “king of disguise”, as it passes with the naked eye as a cola soda or iced tea and its flavor evokes tea but in this recipe, we are going to replace Coca Cola with Tea.

However, it is composed of an explosive bomb of flavors given by the mixture of distillates in its recipe. Continue reading “Why originally wasn’t any tea in a Long Island iced tea?”

How to make Thai iced tea and much more.

 how to make thai tea

How to make Thai iced tea.

Well-frozen black tea is the traditional Thai way to drink tea.

As the name implies, it comes from Thailand, where it is known as “Cha Yen” if it carries milk and as “Cha nu yen”, if the drink is prepared without milk.

Thai Tea is a cold drink made with very concentrated black tea to which other ingredients are added, as a rule always carries star anise and some versions include tamarind, cardamom, vanilla, orange blossom, and other spices.

Some trademarks sell it already mixed and add even orange or red dye to make it more eye-catching.

Scented with oriental spices and a touch of condensed milk, on an ice layer, it’s sweetly refreshing.

The original recipe is an explosion of calories, but we can take it to a dietary version, as an alternative for those who are committed to a low-calorie diet.

Three types of milk are used for its preparation: evaporated, coconut and condensed, being together gives it a great taste and a creamy appearance. Continue reading “How to make Thai iced tea and much more.”

4 Delicious Iced Tea for the Summer Time.

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Summer is synonymous with cold and refreshing drinks, those that can quench the thirst but even more, if it is iced tea, as apart from refreshing and delight with a variety of flavors, is already proven to be beneficial to our health, this has fewer calories, is much more moisturizing and possesses a large number of active ingredients that can do wonders in the human body. Continue reading “4 Delicious Iced Tea for the Summer Time.”

5 Iced Tea Cocktail Recipes.

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5 Iced Tea Cocktail Recipes.

Iced tea cocktails are always a good idea to freshen up in summer.

Healthy, nutritious and wonderful, although it seems impossible, we assure you that it can be improved.

Some people consider taking tea like a true ritual, as in the case of the Chinese, or as a habit, as is the case with the British.

There are also people who think that drinking tea can be a bit boring, but how about an Ice tea Cocktail? Continue reading “5 Iced Tea Cocktail Recipes.”

Is Iced Tea Really Good for You?

 

There is nothing on a hot summer day like sitting on the porch after a hard day’s work and being able to enjoy a nice glass of cold iced tea.

For all the years I’ve enjoyed this refreshing drink I never imagined the impact I might be having on my health, both for good and bad.

Tea has an endless list of benefits for our health, but at the same time, excessive consumption can carry certain dangers that we should take into account. Continue reading “Is Iced Tea Really Good for You?”