EATS: Ginger Kumquat Tea

tea

I picked up a pint of kumquat this weekend at the Farmer’s market.  I remember back in my childhood, the warm aroma of ginger honey tea and the refreshing taste of kumquat would always sooth my sore throat and made my cough a little more bearable.  With the flu epidemic going on, I thought I’d come up with a recipe with these two all time favorite Chinese cold and cough remedy: ginger and kumquat!

Ginger Kumquat Tea

Makes 2 servings

 Ingredients:

kumquat

ginger

  •  2 cups purified water
  •  5 ginger slices
  •  10 thinly sliced kumquat
  •  2 Tsp honey

Steps:

  • Bring water to boil on the stove
  • Add ginger, let simmer for 20 min
  • Add kumquat, let simmer for another 5 min
  • Add honey to taste, approximately 2 Tsp
  • Pour this golden deliciousness into a mug
  • Grab a good book and curl up by a lamp
  • Enjoy!

About Monki

I am a mother, a wife, a physician and a scientist. This is a life style blog about recipe ideas to try out, fun events to check out, being a career woman, health concerns, parenting doubts and triumph, and all the silly and loving moments in between.
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