jwoodyu Senior Member Joined: 31 Dec 2010 Posts: 841 Location: Michigan Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Sat Sep 7, 2013, 4:48pm Subject: Re: looking for a chai recipe
Wife and daughter drink Teavana Samurai Chai. On the rare occasion I want a tea latte I do "London Fog" same thing just with double strength Earl Grey.
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Posted Mon Sep 30, 2013, 7:31am Subject: Re: looking for a chai recipe
Look into buying from Chai Direct. Entire online store devoted to chai and chai concentrates.
My personal favorites are the blue and black chai from Chai company. A lot of the local cafes around me serve it too.
As for a recipe I froth my own loose leaf Masala Chai in with the milk/soy and let steep for 2 min and strain into cup. It's really really good with vanilla soy. (10 g tea to 8 oz milk/soy. Steam to 160'F, steep for 2 min, strain and serve)
GoodTwin Senior Member Joined: 5 Nov 2013 Posts: 5 Location: Germany Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Tue Nov 5, 2013, 4:50am Subject: Re: looking for a chai recipe
I like my chai nice and simple, I usually just boil water with ginger in a pan. Than I add the Tea (any Black Tea, Lipton will do) cinnamon and milk (which destroyes the antioxydants I heard). Than just strain it and there you have it.
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