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Why Matcha is the New Coffee (And 3 Ways to Make It) "What's better company to keep than one monk and one samurai?

Why Matcha is the New Coffee (And 3 Ways to Make It)

" What sounds like the lead-in to a terrible joke is how Max Fortgang begins talking about matcha, a bright-green Japanese powdered tea. Max is the co-owner of MatchaBar, which he shares with his brother Graham. Lemonade Coffee. When I got a tip that the new Brooklyn coffee roaster Supercrown Coffee was serving a drink called the Laura Palmer, and it was a mix of lemonade and iced coffee, I can't say that I was immediately swept up in excitement.

Lemonade Coffee

You don't go throwing around a Twin Peaks reference for just anything. Also, let me be clear: I'm not above a smart pop culture reference, just cautious. But I was intrigued. So I called on Darleen Scherer, founder and CEO of Supercrown, to give me the lowdown. Food52. Spring is here!

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Spring is here! Time to put away our winter boots, swap our down coats for our jean jackets, and head to the farmers market, right?! Well, sort of. The calendar may say we’re done with winter, but unfortunately, we in the Northeastern United States aren’t exactly feeling the weather change just yet. Make your own (vegan) pumpkin spice latte. Here’s a unique take on the well-loved pumpkin latte with a healthful vegan twist.

Make your own (vegan) pumpkin spice latte

No need for piles of whipped cream or sugar with this pumpkin latte – the flavors of pure pumpkin, coffee and maple syrup are bold enough that you can enjoy this drink straight up. And enjoy you will! Our vegan pumpkin spice latte has a unique, less sweet taste than most lattes, and is a perfect hot drink to start or end your day (without the sugar buzz that accompanies the coffee shop version). Mix first four ingredients in small pot until smooth. Heat on low flame and stir constantly for several minutes. How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Ginger Tea. Turmeric and ginger are botanically related to each other and have both been used for centuries as spices in cooking and as medicinal herbs.

How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Ginger Tea

These herbs are recommended for treating gastrointestinal problems, inflammatory conditions and several other conditions. I wrote in the past about how inflammation is created in the body and about the damage it causes, and you can read more about it here. Thai Lemongrass and Ginger Iced Tea. Last week I helped out at a Thai cooking class at The Hutong taught by my friend Sandra of Savour Asia.

Thai Lemongrass and Ginger Iced Tea

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Which Tea Should You Drink?

Waking Times Meme – We all know how tea can soothe the senses and improve health. But did you know that there is a right type of tea that can provide relief for specific conditions? For example, matcha and peppermint teas are best taken when you need to stay up for longer periods of time. ~~ Help Waking Times to raise the vibration by sharing this article with friends and family… Why Matcha is the New Coffee (And 3 Ways to Make It) Homemade Ginger Chai Mix. Ginger & Turmeric Honey Bomb. We don’t have a fever thermometer in our house.

Ginger & Turmeric Honey Bomb

It’s not necessary. Instead we measure the weirdness-level in our daily activities. So when someone does something exceptionally weird, we know he/she has got a fever (we have a separate scale for Elsa, since she does exceptionally weird stuff all the time). For example, Luise is pretty certain that I had a fever two days ago. Why else was I cooking ginger caramels, completely off-holiday season and with our book manuscript deadline only 90 hours away (yup, we’re counting hours here)? All members in our family have spent the last 10 days sneezing, sniffling and coughing from a nasty cold.

Yesterday Luise took the very same ingredients that I used for my caramels and instead created this immune boosting honey. Here are Luise’s explanations of the science behind the magic: Ginger is a marvelous root that you can purchase in almost every supermarket in every country. Best Way to Make Dandelion Root Tea. Cold-brewed iced coffee. Since I began working from home, I have no doubt I have saved a ton of money by not buying those yogurt-granola cups and salad bar lunches everyday.

cold-brewed iced coffee

What I haven’t saved even a penny on, however, is my iced coffee habit. If anything, it’s gotten worse. Or better, depending on how you look at it. The first month, I spent a lot of time at Starbucks, yet not because I am addicted to their coffee, but the other unspoken the Opiate of the Freelancing Class: Free wireless. But after a few weeks, the loud and generally awful music (greatly compensated for by playing Hallelujah often, however, they’d play the John Cale version and that’s the wrong one and yes, I have digressed this far) and the fact that even at 9 a.m., the bathrooms smelled like a barn.

Enter my newly-purchased wireless card, and suddenly I have freedom to work at wonderful coffee shops with from Joe to 9th Street to Grumpy to you-name-it, I’ve been to them all. Where has this been my whole life? Yield: Two drinks 1. 2. Gourmet Tea Delivered. Dirty Chai Toddy recipe from food52. Author Notes: My youngest brother is home from college for the holidays.

Dirty Chai Toddy recipe from food52

Homemade Ginger Chai Mix. Raw & Creamy Cashew Chai Latte. ~ Pauline Hanuise {Recipe} Cleansing Tea Recipe. Turmeric Tea Recipe. For a while it felt like someone was sticking a hot poker between my shoulder blades, particularly if I moved my neck in certain directions, like left or right. And the mornings? Ouch. A CUP OF JO: The Best Masala Chai. As the weather gets cooler, and the days get shorter, blogger Pooja Makhijani recommends mixing up a steaming pot of masala chai. Here's her family recipe (so much better than the Starbucks version!)... The Best Masala Chai You'll Ever Have By Pooja Makhijani of Notabilia Masala chai, a creamy, soothing South Asian beverage, combines black tea, spices, sugar and milk.