*Real* Russian Tea

1
Beth Renzetti

By
@elmotoo

No, Russian Tea is NOT made with Tang!! It is black tea. In Russia, they have a bit of a different brewing/serving process. Cook time is steep time; edit to suit your tastes.

Found at good ole Wikipedia. Plus, we had close Russian friends years ago who made us tea & poppyseed cake. Good stuff!

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
varied
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp
    per person loose black tea
  • ·
    hot water to fill teapot plus extra to top off cups of tea
  • to taste
    lemon
  • to taste
    honey
  • to taste
    jam
  • to taste
    sugar

How to Make *Real* Russian Tea

Step-by-Step

  1. A notable feature of Russian tea culture is the two-step brewing process. Firstly, tea concentrate (Russian: заварка) is prepared: a quantity of dry tea sufficient for several persons is brewed in a small teapot.
  2. Then, each person pours some quantity of this concentrate into the cup and mixes it with hot water; thus, one can make one's tea as strong as one wants, according to one's taste.
  3. Sugar, lemon, honey or jam can then be added freely.

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