Thirst-quenching and even boasting potential health benefits, infused water is a deliciously different way to hydrate. Try this delicious and refreshing chai spice and honey infused water.
Potential benefits: promotes digestion, strengthens the immune system.
Makes 1½ litres
- 5cm piece of ginger (fresh or dried)
- 5 black peppercorns
- 4 cinnamon sticks
- 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
- 5 cloves
- 2 tablespoons star anise
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1½ litres (6 cups) water
Heat the water. Place all the ingredients in a large teapot and leave to infuse for 4 minutes. Consume a warm cup before bedtime, or for a gentle start to the day.
TIP: For a variation, add a slice of fresh turmeric and a pinch of nutmeg.
DISCLAIMER: These drinks should not and do not replace any pharmaceuticals or supersede any medical advice you may have been given. If you have any concerns, always seek advice from your healthcare professional.
Extracted from Infused! by Angele Ferreux-Maeght, out now from Smith Street Books, RRP $29.99.