Friday, February 17, 2017

Apple Tea in the Turkish Style

    2-3 average sized red apples, leave unpeeled and quarter them
    1 unpeeled orange, quartered
    1 cinnamon stick
    1 litre water
    2 cloves – whole


1.    Add all the ingredients together into a saucepan. Bring to the boil. Once at boiling point, leave the ingredients to simmer and  to soften.
2.    Squeeze the remaining juice from the fruits and strain all the liquid into a jug.
3.    The tea is now ready to be served and can be sweetened with sugar cubes, as in Turkey, or honey if you prefer.

Alternatively, grind red unpeeled apples finely and spread them to dry on a hard surface, or dry in a very low oven till no longer moist, store sealed and brew like regular tea.