Chai: The Spice Tea of India
Discover the rich flavors, unique traditions, and healing powers of chai. This heady mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg, anise, and cloves transforms black tea into a full-bodied elixir that has been enjoyed in India for centuries. Tea expert Diana Rosen explores the fascinating history of chai and offers 22 recipes for a variety of chai spice blends that can be used in both teas and baked goods. You’re sure to find exciting and new ways to enjoy chai’s spicy and rejuvenating qualities.
Spirited blends of spices such as anise, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves transform black tea into the rich, full-bodied elixir that has been enjoyed in India for centuries. As a warm, creamy treat with milk and honey or chilled as a summer cooler, healthful chai is the perfect beverage for any occasion.
In Chai you'll find:
- 22 recipes for chai spice blends and variations from chai latte to iced herbal chai
- Stories of the chai experience from India and throughout the world
- Recipes for chai scones, cookies, cakes, and more
- Ayurvedic health benefits of chai spices
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