Tropical Fridays…Butterfly Pea Flower Tea…

Retired? No one told me!

Welcome to the slightly different fruity Friday…It’s Tropical Friday and today it’s the incredible Butterfly Pea Flower…

A caffeine-free alternative to green or black tea…

In Thailand, you’ll find it in vivid blue cocktails or as a deep purple beverage. It’s also what gives an enticing lavender shade to creative sticky rice that partners with mangoes on a dessert menu.

Since the old days, the flower has been used widely for strengthening hair and eyebrows, as a natural colourant in food and desserts or as an edible accompaniment with Nam Prik (a chilli paste).

To make Butterfly Pea tea…

Butterfly Pea Flowers Dried

First, rinse the tea with hot water and warm the pot and cups.

You will require about 2 tsp of Butterfly Pea flowers for every 300 ml of hot water (80c-95c) the water should be just under the boiling point.

Infuse the Butterfly pea flowers for 2-4 minutes for the…

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By GrannyMoon Posted in Pagan

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