This Botanical Iced Tea is a flavoursome, healthy, golden-hued summer drink to enjoy in style. Quick and easy to whip up for dinner parties, entertaining or solely for a refreshing beverage after a long day. If you're new to using the native Australian bush herb Lemon Myrtle, then this is a great recipe to try out the wonderful fresh flavours of this Bushfood and reap the remarkable health benefits.
Botanical Iced Tea
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Combine boiling water with chamomile tea flowers, lemon myrtle and black pepper. Allow to steep for approximately 8 minutes. Strain, then add honey and stir. Refrigerate.
Place the naked ginger and lemon juice into a pitcher or jug and muddle by mashing the ginger against the sides using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon.2
Add a generous amount of ice to the pitcher and a few lemon slices. Pour the tea mixture into the jug and stir.
Serve in tall glasses with lemon slices and naked ginger.3