FAB issue 05 May 2015 - Page 40

HOT DRINKS TO WARM YOU UP

Ingredients

8 cardamom seeds 8 cloves 4 black peppercorns 2 cinnamon sticks 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, sliced 2 cups whole milk 4 bags black tea (such as Darjeeling) 8 teaspoons sugar or more, to taste

Directions

Place the cardamom, cloves, and peppercorns in a resealable plastic bag and crush with a heavy skillet.

Place the crushed spices in a medium saucepan, along with the cinnamon sticks, ginger, milk, and 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Remove from heat, add the tea bags, cover, and let steep for 10 minutes.

Strain into cups. To each cup, add 2 teaspoons sugar or more, to taste.

CHAI TEA

Ingredients

1 serving hot cocoa mix (plus the ingredients called for in the package directions) 2 pinches ground chipotle chili pepper 2 pinches ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons sweetened whipped cream

Directions

Prepare the hot cocoa mix according to the package directions.

Mix with half the chipotle and half the cinnamon.

Top with the whipped cream and sprinkle with the remaining chipotle and cinnamon.

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