This tea is great for quenching summer thirst. There are many variation on this classic number, this one is probably the most basic recipe for Thai Iced Tea.
You can experiment with coconut milk or add milk or cinnamon to the tea for a more “oriental” feel.
Make 2 glasses
- Steep tea in boiling water for 5 minutes.
- Strain and stir in both milk.
- Pour in two glasses of ice and garnish with a twig of fresh mint.
There is a popular Thai iced tea mix you can get from Asian grocery shop (pictured) - this is for us, a very poor grade tea and also there is unidentifiable colour and flavour in it. We have spoken to Thai tea enthusiasts and chefs and no one seems to know what is in it, but all can agree there is too much colour in the tea to be natural, and so as the flavour.
However, if you like this Thai tea taste, you have to buy this stuff to make it ;)