I didn’t know what it was when I ordered it at Cavallini, in Clifton Hill. Was expecting something herbal but it turned out to be a fruit tea. The cafe served the tea in a very pretty Kyoto Blossom teapot, but when I poured the tea into my cup, the bright pink-red colour really startled me… hibiscus!!! :0 At first the tea was ok, there was only sweet berry flavours, no tartness. But the tea continued to steep inside the teapot, the inevitable tartness developed… my advice: keep the steeping time short!
A versatile all-rounder fruit tisane that is a fresh burst of fabulous flavours. Apple pieces blended with stone fruits and berries with pretty petals, rosehip for spice and a lick of liquorice. A bright pink infusion is bold and lingering, with its sweetness tempered by a hint of tartness on the finish. Juicy, delicious, bright and breezy, a wonderful way to enliven a winter’s day, and wickedly delicious iced in summer.
1 teaspoon per 200mls, brew 3-5 minutes in water at 100 degrees Celsius.
As is, with a little sugar or a drizzle of honey if desired. Sensational iced in summer.
Apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus petals, liquorice, calendula petals, stone fruit and berry flavour, sultanas
Versatile for delicious sipping throughout the day and into the night. A perfect partner in the afternoon to a range of light-style sweets. Serve before dessert as a fresh flavour in anticipation.