Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Recipe: Summer Tisanes Compote

This is a wonderful breakfast tisanes with aloevera, apples, crushed pineapple, fresh raspberries in a tisanes that is made of lotus tea, orange rinds, chrysanthemum flowers, honeysuckle flowers and honeyed licorice.
This is a great way to start a hot summer day.
Cools the body's systems and enables the the body to be nourished without stressing the digestion.

Recipe - Serves 2

1/2 cup Aloe Vera compote
1 apple - cored, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup crushed pineapple
1/2 cup fresh Raspberries


3 tbsp dried  orange rinds
3 tbsp Chrysanthemum flowers
2 tbsp Honeysuckle flowers
1 stick Honeyed Licorice
2 tbsp Vietnamese Lotus Tea
8 cups purified water

Place the tisanes ingredients in a pot with the 8 cups of water.
Bring to a simmer for 45 mins.
Let cool.

Place the fruits into 2 bowls and scoop the tisanes into the bowls.
Serve at room temperature or slightly tepid.

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