Just in time for NaNo, I tried brewing some Republic Chai the proper way this morning:
- Bring 1 cup of milk and 1 cup of water just to a boil, reduce heat
- Stir in a gob (sorry so technical) of honey until melted – their chai honey is a good choice, but any honey will do
- Add 2 but so heaping that it’s really 3 teaspoons of chai leaves
- Simmer 4 minutes
- Strain – if you haven’t got a tea strainer, any fine strainer will work, as this tea hasn’t got a ton of tiny particles
That makes 2 cups, which I strained into my 3 cup pot. Then I was sad that I didn’t make 3. If I can’t hit 80-100k with this on my desk… actually, it doesn’t matter, because I still get yummy chai so I WIN.
They ship in two days, so you have plenty of time to get some before Friday even if you can’t find it locally. Seriously. You can thank me later.