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Honeybush

Alchemy: South African Honeybush, related to the rooibos plant, is a yellow flowering shrub

Flavor Notes: Rich earthy brew with sweet honey overtones

Occasion: Evening brew is rich in antioxidants

Caffeine: None

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Ingredients

organic honeybush.

Brewing Instructions

Tea Bags: Bring fresh water to a boil and pour over a bag of Honeybush. Steep 5-6 minutes. Unlike teas, Honeybush will not grow bitter, nor shall you. Great with Milk! For iced tea, steep 2 tea bags, cool and pour over ice.

 

Source Information

Numi introduced organic wild-harvested honeybush to the U.S. in 1999. Since then, our partners have sustainable harvested this plant as a primary source of income for the local people.

Tea Processing

Herbal teasans are herbs, fruits and flowers, not the tea plant, camellia sinensis. A cousin to the rooibos plant, honeybush is a perennial evergreen bush with yellow flowers which are fully dried, crushed and sifted of dust.

Recipe

Honeybush Milk Tart
2 cups milk
2 tea bags Honeybush
2 eggs
1/3 cup sugar
2 tbsp. flour
2 tbsp. cornstarch
pinch of salt
1 tbsp. vanilla
tbsp. butter
1/4 cup crushed pistachios cinnamon

Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Place tea bags in milk and bring to a simmer. Steep 10 minutes, squeeze and remove tea bags and set aside. In separate bowl, beat eggs and sugar until fluffy. Add flour, cornstarch and salt. Slowly add milk infusion. Return mixture to stove and stir constantly over medium heat until it thickens. Beat if lumpy. Add vanilla and butter. Pour into pre-baked 9″ Graham Cracker pie crust. Sprinkle with crushed pistachios and cinnamon. Refrigerate for at least two hours before serving. In Good Health!