Saffron Tea is a fragrant and exotic beverage that transforms the delicate strands of saffron into a soothing and aromatic infusion. Harvested from the crocus flower, saffron imparts a golden hue and a subtle floral essence to the tea. Often brewed with hot water or milk, the delicate strands release their unique flavors, creating a beverage that is both visually stunning and elegantly aromatic. Saffron Tea is revered for its potential health benefits and is cherished for its mild yet distinctive taste, making it a comforting and luxurious choice for those seeking a unique and aromatic tea experience.
While saffron may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you put the kettle on, we suggest that you give it a try. Saffron is well known for having high levels of antioxidants and it tastes great as a tea too.
- 1.5 liters water
- 6 tsp black tea
- 1/2 tsp saffron (approx. 25 strands)
- 4 cardamom pods
- sugar or honey to taste
- Bring the water to a boil.
- Add saffron and cardamom (only previously crushed seeds). Simmer for 8 minutes.
- Turn off the heat, add the tea and leave to stand for 5 minutes. .
- Strain and serve