You will need
- glass or porcelain.
Take 10 grams of flowers of hibiscus and pour one liter of cold water. Leave for a few hours. After that put the dishes on a slow fire, bring to the boil and allow to boil for another 5 minutes. The water will take a rich red color and will acquire a refined sour flavor. Remove the cookware from the heat and fish out the flowers using a strainer. Add sugar to taste and mix thoroughly. This drink is very useful, especially in the cold season.
In the hot season it is possible to prepare iced tea from the flowers of hibiscus. To do this, take 2 tablespoons of flowers of hibiscus, pour a glass of water and put on fire. Simmer on low heat for three minutes, at this point add a couple of teaspoons of sugar, turn off the heat and leave to infuse. Once the drink has cooled, add a few ice cubes. This tea will help you quench your thirst in the heat.
You can prepare tea hibiscus at work to do this is very simple. Pour in the Cup of a large number of flowers and fill with boiling water. Cover with a saucer and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. The petals peel with a teaspoon and add sugar to taste. Get a very rich and delicious drink that tastes close to the original.
Tea hibiscus you need to pay special attention to the water. It should be soft enough, only then will you be able to feel all the variations of taste. The drink is prepared with hard water, acquire an unpleasant brown hue.
Utensils for brewing tea is better to choose porcelain, glass or ceramic. But in any case not metal, otherwise the drink will lose both colour and taste. It is important to know that the hot hibiscus tea has the ability to increase the pressure, and cold – on the contrary, decreases.