20 black peppercorns
15 cardomom pods, crushed
2 cinnamon sticks, about 3"
ginger, cut in slices with peel, about 2"
decaf black tea, 3 tea bags
3 quarts water
Bring water to a
boil. Add cloves, boil 1 minute.
Add remaining ingredients except tea, cover and boil gently
for at least 30 minutes. Add tea. When drinking, sweeten
with honey, soy milk, etc. Enjoy!
been using crystallized ginger in place of the fresh ginger - it's quite
tasty! And I tried some different decaf black teas. Once comes from
the oriental market (I bought that in Houston), I've also tried the
Numi brand, a vanilla flavored decaf black tea.