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5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHAI TEA

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHAI TEA

To the delight of tea lovers and followers, there are many teas and herbal teas with particular nuances. It may be wise to explore the different possibilities to find out your preferences. Have you ever thought of trying different Chai teas? You could be pleasantly surprised by the taste of this spicy tea. Without further ado, discover 5 things you should know about Chai tea!

1. ITS ORIGINS

Did you know that Chai tea is the national drink of India? In fact, it was during the 1800s that the British encouraged the cultivation of black tea plantations in this country. Subsequently, it was the locals who appropriated this tea and made the chai recipe. This is a very tasty drink made from a blend of Masala spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, clove and pepper. For its part, the word "chai" means "tea" in Hindi. Interesting, isn't it?

2. ITS TRADITIONAL PREPARATION

Its traditional preparation consists of boiling black tea, sugar, and spices in milk. In India, this beverage is an integral part of urban life. You can enjoy a Chai tea simply, in the streets, since a multitude of vendors compete to create the best possible Chai. By any chance, do you want to go?

3. AN UNDENIABLE POPULARITY

Today, Chai tea is spread all over the world. In fact, since 2004, people have been doing more and more research on the web on Chai tea around the world. Served in a pretty cup, your Chai will steal the show from your next Instagram post. You can find it in the small trendiest cafes on the planet! Its comforting, spicy taste makes it a popular beverage, making it ideal to enjoy while curling up in a blanket at home in the evening.

Chai

4. CHAI TEAS FOR ALL TASTES

MINT CHAI HERBAL TEA ORGANIC/FAIR TRADE

Do you like the taste of mint? You will be served with this delicious Mint Chai herbal tea Organic/Fair Trade. It's the perfect balance between peppermint, spices and a sweet hint. It can also be enjoyed in a latte version, this drink is also organic and fair trade. What are you waiting for to try it?

WHITE CHAI TEA ORGANIC-FAIR TRADE

White tea lovers enjoy discovering new variations of their favorite beverage. We present you with an excellent White Chai tea Organic Fair Trade. Bewitching and exquisite, this white tea has warm notes of cardamom, ginger and many other Indian spices. This tea can be consumed as an iced tea and contains a rich aroma of creamy caramel. Do not hesitate to serve it to your guests during your next evening with friends. They will thank you for this unexpected discovery!

CHAI BLACK TEA ORGANIC-FAIR TRADE

If you are looking for a Chai tea similar to its original form, it might be interesting to try this Chai Black Tea Organic and Fair Trade. Made with star anise, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger and more, these ingredients provide a very tasty flavor. Containing a light dose of caffeine, this is a great boost to start the day off right. That's one more reason to incorporate it into your daily routine

ROOIBOS HERBAL TEA ORGANIC-FAIR TRADE

The reputation of Rooibos is well established! Made from leaves from a small red bush in Africa, it provides a light and vanilla taste. This Rooibos herbal tea Organic-Fair Trade is perfect for creating the perfect Chai ice tea. If you are looking for a little lift during your afternoons at work, this herbal tea is a great refreshing option!

GREEN TEA CHAI DECAFFEINATED ORGANIC-FAIR TRADE

Green tea is recognized around the world for its health benefits. Beyond its benefits, its soothing taste is greatly appreciated. Do you want to change the green tea that you consume daily? If this is the case, try this Green tea Chai Decaffeinated Organic-Fair Trade. Its refined fragrance blends well with Indian spices both sweet and spicy.

5. HOW TO ENJOY A CHAI TEA?

A TRADITIONAL VERSION

The original recipe for Chai tea consists of using a mixture of Masala spices ground with a mortar as a base. As for the Chai black tea Organic-Fair Trade, it gives you the necessary blend to create your tea. Start by boiling water and then drop your Chai tea bag into it. Subsequently, to keep its authenticity, add milk and sugar to the pan. And there you go!

Traditional chai
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THE LATTE VERSION

For this version, you will need two tea bags of your favorite Chai tea, whole milk, maple syrup and ground cinnamon. Once combined, these ingredients create a delicious Chai latte. The maple syrup will satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.

Latté
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THE ICED TEA VERSION

In order to make your Chai Ice tea, you only have to prepare a traditional or latte version, according to your preference with 50% of the amount of hot liquid . Once prepared, add the other 50% of fresh water to your final result to temper it. Then add some ice cubes to your preparation and you will get your Chai ice tea version. it's as simple as that!

Iced tea
Source : Big girls small kitchen

In closing, now you know everything you need to know about Chai tea. No matter which version you intend to try, you will certainly be delighted by the taste of this spicy blend. Which option will you prefer?

On that note, enjoy your Chai!

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