A pick me up after to soak up and refresh you!
8/10 lime leaves, crushed
Juice and zest of 2 limes
Juice and zest of 2 lemons
2 springs of basil, roughly chopped
5/6 teaspoons of Empa-Tea
500ml of filtered water
200g of sugar
Place the lime leaves, juices and zest and shells of the limes and lemons and the basil in a large bowl
Put the Empa-Tea leaves and pink peppercorns in a pan with the water and sugar and bring to the boil, then simmer for 15/20 minutes
Pour the tea syrup into bowl with the lime leaves, juices , zest and basil. Cover and leave to cool. Strain and leave in the fridge until needed.
Tea Cocktail Suggestions
- Use as a mixer with vodka or gin
- Cool and refreshing with chilled sparkling water