Sunday, December 9, 2018

The Final Chapter: Mint Moroccan Tea



Today is the last day of Chanukah, and today is the last post on Everyday Kosher.

Growth is a beautiful thing.

As mothers, we all have our ways to cope, deal with the day to day on a day by day in the hopes of navigating life, transforming and growing.  In 2012, this blog became one of my personal projects, I was a young mom of two adorable little girls - 5 and 6 at the time. I went on exploring and sharing the kosher joys of living in Quebec, from scouting honey and lavender farms, to sharing all kinds of recipes that my heart desired.

Today, I outgrew this blog.  My growth has taken a turn towards new aspirations, projects and innovations, hence the moment has come for me to temporarily close the chapter on Everyday Kosher. I spoke from the heart, you listened from the heart, and for this I am forever grateful. Kosher blogging is a beautiful art form, I met amazing and talented people along the way.  I cannot express the extent of respect, admiration I have for fellow kosher bloggers. Thank you for all those who supported and savoured recipes from this blog, please continue to do so. I look forward to sharing new initiatives, please feel free to follow me on Instagram @leslieperezpr for updates, inspiration or to simply connect.

I conclude this blog with a recipe of mint moroccan tea.. so relax, sip a cup of soothing tea and continue to read through this blog. More importantly though,  continue to gather your families and friends around your table. The kitchen is the heart of our homes.

 Enjoy and le'chaim!

MOROCCAN MINT TEA

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MOROCCAN MINT TEA
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Total time: 10 min.  | Serves 6 


INGREDIENTS
1 tablespoon loose Chinese gunpowder green tea


5 cups boiling water

3 to 4 tablespoons sugar, or to taste

1 large bunch fresh mint (1 ounce)

Special Equipment


1 to 1 ½ quart teapot


INSTRUCTIONS
1.  
Put tea in teapot and pour in 1 cup boiling water, then swirl gently to warm pot and rinse tea. Strain out and discard water, reserving tea leaves in pot.

2. Add remaining 4 cups boiling water to tea and let steep 2 minutes. Stir in sugar (to taste) and mint sprigs and steep 3 to 4 minutes more.


Serve in small heatproof glasses. Enjoy!


"Give back a lot, feed people a lot and love the little things in life a WHOLE lot." - Leslie Perez