25 min 6
6 Cups De Vine or Ozarka Water, Cold
2 tsp Black Peppercorns
10 Whole Cloves
1 Small Star Anise
6 Cardamom Pods
1 2-inch Piece Fresh Ginger, sliced thinly
2 Cinnamon Sticks
6 bags Darjeeling Tea
2 Cups Dairy Pure, Whole Milk
1/3 Cup Andrew’s or Cheatwood’s, Pure Raw Honey
Step 1Place the peppercorns and cloves in a medium saucepan, and crush slightly using a large serving spoon.
Step 2Add the cardamom and anise, crushing again with a spoon.
Step 3Add the water, ginger and cinnamon stick and bring to soft boil.
Step 4Reduce the heat and allow it to simmer gently for 10 – 15 minutes.
Step 5Add the tea, and allow it to steep for an additional 5-10 minutes.
Step 6At this point the mixture is ready for straining a fine sieve works well.
Step 7Add the milk and honey, and return to the heat until it has returned to a gentle simmer.
Step 8Whisk briskly when pouring, and serve hot.