Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Recipe: Aloe Vera Tisane

Aloe Vera is an excellent coolant for hot summer  days.

Aloe Vera Compote
5 Aloe Vera spears - peeled and cubed
2 oz palm sugar
2 cups water
1 lemon - juiced
2 tbsp any type of tea preferred
2 tbsp dried orange rinds
2 tbsp Chrysanthemum flowers


Place all the ingredients in a pot and bring it to a simmer.
Simmer until all the mucilage from the Aloe Vera is dissolved.
This will take about 45 mins.
Let cool.

Mix all the tisanes ingredients ina pot and cover with 4 cups of water.
Simmer for 30 mins.
Let cool.

Scoop 2-3 tbsp of Aloe Vera compote into a bowl and and pour the tisanes onto the compote. 

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