sweet Indian spices
Transport yourself to the scents of sweet and spice in the air with a traditional Indian drink now cherished throughout the globe. Filled with cinnamon, cloves, orange bits, and other spices, this scented black tea is best appreciated with milk and sugar, whether hot or iced.
How to Make the Perfect Pot of Tea
Learn how to make “Chai Express” to enjoy at home and become a tea connoisseur!
Prepare and Measure
water at a rolling boil (~212° F)
1 1⁄2 rounded Tbsp tea leaves (32 oz. water / medium-sized teapot)
2 rounded Tbsp tea leaves (48 oz. water / large-sized teapot)
Steep and Taste
~ halfway through steep time: pause timer, lift and drain tea strainer, return, continue steeping
~ 30 seconds before steep time: pause timer, drain tea strainer and set aside, taste every 15 seconds until the steep time
~ 4 minutes recommended steep time: drain tea strainer and set aside, taste for the balance of flavors and body
Connoisseur note: Taste by pouring only a quarter inch of tea into the cup.
Serve and Enjoy!
milk and white or brown sugar will complement
Request this tea to be served as one of the three teas at your teatime reservation!