Lizzy's Corner — chai tea
How to Make a Tea Latte at Home
Posted by Will R at
As many of you know, the LizzyKate tea lattes are popular at our Kirkland storefront. If you can't make it into the shop, we wanted to share our recipe for making your own at home. Here's a recipe for 12 oz hot tea lattes. Steep 1 tablespoon of loose leaf tea in 8 oz of water. Follow the normal directions for water temperature and steep time on the LizzyKate package. The amount of tea will vary by tea type (less tea for a compact tea like a rolled oolong and more tea for a fluffy white tea). Add sweetener to...
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Tea + Holidays
Posted by Amy R at
Tea plus the holiday season make a great combination! Here are some ideas to incorporate tea into your holiday meals and entertaining: Flavored black teas like the popular Marzipan and Earl Grey Cream make a great base for tea lattes to serve with a holiday breakfast or brunch. Black teas and oolongs pair well with appetizers, rich cheeses and meat dishes. Green teas go well with salads and lighter dishes and meals. Fruity and herbal blends make great dessert teas and are also a nice option for kids and others who are looking for a non-alcoholic drink with flavor. We...
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How to Make a Tea Latte
Posted by Will R at
With the weather turning cooler, we’ve seen more customers turning to hot tea rather than cold brew. In September, we launched our Special-Tea Latte menu in our tea shop in downtown Kirkland, and the lattes have been very popular ever since. After much taste testing, we’ve come up with the following recipe for 12 oz tea lattes. Steep 1 rounded tsp of loose leaf tea in 8 oz of water Add sweetener to taste (honey, simple syrup, or sugar) Add 4 oz of steamed milk (2% cow’s milk, almond milk, soy milk or coconut milk). If you don’t have a...
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