Amoda Tea Monthly Box – September 2015
This herbal blend honours the ancient name for False Creek, an inlet in the heart of Vancouver. The rooibos is subtle here. It’s the deep berry flavours that steal the show. Blended with the tartness of hibiscus, this steeps up a beautiful crimson colour. Sip this hot or have it as a year-round iced tea. Sweeten if you like!
Ingredients: Hibiscus, rosehips, black currant, cranberry, blueberry, elderberry, lemongrass, rooibos
1 tsp per 8 oz cup
From The Capilano:
Senakw Village (False Creek) – Hibiscus, Rosehips, Black Currant, Cranberry, Blueberry, Elderberry, Lemongrass and Rooibos
This crimson-berry tisane with rich colouring and deep flavours is delicious, hot or cold, and honours the ancient name for False Creek: Senakw (or Snauq).
“When Haatsalahnough went to Snauq it was probably to catch fish on the big sand bar on which Granville Island in False Creek now stands. The big bar was twenty or more acres in extent, dry at low tide, and the Indians had from time immemorial had a fish corral there.”
Chief August Khatsalano, in Conversations with Khatsalono 1932-1954