In the cold, high-calorie hot chocolate or sweet cocoa can be found as an alternative to latte tea. The one served in the cafe is not very healthy – it has a lot of sugar, but at home it can be made as useful as possible. Today we will tell you about the subtleties of making latte tea and share five recipes.
What is a tea latte?
In English-language sources, there are two types of tea latte – chai latte and tea latte. Chai latte is a black tea brewed with milk and spices. In modern coffee shops, chai latte is popular next to coffee drinks. In India, an identical drink called “masala chai” (masala chai) has been consumed for centuries, its recipe is based on Ayurvedic teachings. The traditional drink is dominated by the taste of spices and bitterness of black tea. the western adaptation is a sweet spicy tea of weak brew.
Tea latte combines all the recipes of milk and tea drinks based on the principle of making a classic coffee latte. Instead of coffee, a strong brewed tea is used as a base. In fact, the modern chai latte is also a tea latte. There are two universal formulas for making tea latte, which are easy to modify to suit your taste – use your favorite tea and spices, any kind of milk and sweetener (you can do without it).
Already 500 000 years ago, people have been brewing the leaves in hot water and it is unknown whether they liked just the resulting broth the taste or they already knew about the beneficial properties of the drink. And whatever the reason, the tea party has long since become a global phenomenon.
What are the ingredients in green tea?
In order to understand what is the action of tea on human health, it is first necessary to understand that the drink contains.
• Drink contains a lot of polyphenols – a chemical substance having the properties of an antioxidant, and which gives the tea a bitter taste.
• 6 main polyphenol in green tea known to us under his name – catechins. This substance in green tea is much more than, for example, in a black Chinese tea.
• The most active catechins in the beverage is epigallocatechin (EGCG).
• The drink also contains alkaloids, for example, caffeine (black Continue reading
Not tea tea. In this strange at first glance phrase is an unusual collection of exclusive drinks, which gives a chance to fans of diversity to find new passions. Infusions of herbs, leaves, bark or flower petals has been venerated tea and gourmet for the delicious taste and numerous medicinal properties.
The most famous among not tea maté teas . South American analogue of the traditional drink. Made from the leaves or young shoots of the common in those parts of the tree of Holly Paraguayan, he has a peculiar bitter
taste, delicate aroma and the ability to positively affect the psychological state. Fans of the rituals should buy and farm tools for the Mat: decorative patterns of the Calabash, a vessel for freshly brewed infusion and a silver bombilla, a special tube through which it is customary to drink this magic potion. But to assess the true taste «Paraguay tea”, it is important to come to making it. For this dry leaf was first Continue reading